So, this is fun. Poetry, poems and art intersect in Postcard Poems and Prose, an online zine that accepts and publishes 15-17 pieces of poetry and prose every month, much like the ones my literary friends from all over used to exchange.
Gyroscope Review, a literary publication for fine contemporary poetry is now reading for their Winter issue. A variety of forms and themes from both new and established writers are welcome.No submission fees are required.
Psychopomp Magazine 2016 Fiction Contest is now accepting submissions. Submit up to 6,000 words (double-spaced, 12-point font, pages numbered) of a short story or a self-contained excerpt of a novella or novel.
Prize: $500 plus publication and special blog spotlight attention.
The Broad River Review invites submissions to the 2015 Rash Awards in Fiction and Poetry. The deadline is November 15, 2015.
Aaron Gwyn will judge the fiction contest, while David Kirby will judge the poetry contest.
Devil’s Lake is now accepting online entries for our annual Driftless Prize in Fiction and Poetry.
The deadline has been extended to October 31st, 2015 at 11:59pm CST. The winners will be announced in November 2015, and will receive $1,000 and publication in the Spring 2016 issue. Entry fee: $15. All contest entries will be considered for publication in Devil’s Lake.
Creativity is not your problem. Commitment is your problem. Here’s a short video that tells you the whys and wherefores of getting started: getting the words, the ideas, the things that are inside you dying to get out. But wait, I’m writing too much when a video is already a gazillion thousand words. Watch.
The Perugia Press Prize, a national competition for first or second books of poetry by women, is now open for submissions. The prize is $1000 and publication by the Perugia Press.