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Writing in Nature: Missouri Botanical Garden

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by Jennifer Adele www.jenniferadele.com Almost everyone in St. Louis has at least heard of the Missouri Botanical Garden, and a great many people have been there at some point, either to just peruse and enjoy the beauty at leisure or to indulge in a specific event or educational endeavor. There is no denying this place…

April Writing Contests

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Glimmer Train Press: Fiction Contest: Family Matters Theme The Ledge Poetry Award Nimrod International Journal: Nimrod Literary Awards for poetry and short fiction. Pen Parentis: Writing Fellowship for New Parents—Fiction Ruminate Magazine: Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize University of Pittsburgh Press: Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize Writecorner Press: E. M. Koeppel Short Fiction Award Tom…

Writing in Nature: Ruprecht Quarry

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by Jennifer Adele www.jenniferadele.com From my personal and somewhat biased viewpoint, there is no place more beckoning and mysterious than the old Ruprecht Quarry in Bella Villa. I actually grew up right across the street from this abandoned and awesome site. I could look out the living room window of my condominium on Avenue H…

March Writing Contests

International Publication Opportunities and Contests Fish Publishing Poetry Prize Domestic Publication Opportunities and Contests ABQ Writer’s Co-op Bosque Fiction Prize Black Lawrence Press Hudson Prize Carolina Wren Press First or Second Book of Poetry Narrative Winter Story Contest Oberon Poetry Prize Passages North – Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize Passages North – Thomas J. Hruska Memorial…

February Writing Contests

Writing Contests for February International Publication Opportunities and Contests: Atlanta Review International Poetry Competition Fish Publishing (Ireland) Flash Fiction Award Domestic Publication Opportunities and Contests: Binghamton University Poetry and Fiction Books Awards—for Publishers Finishing Line Press Poetry Award–New Women’s Voices Chapbook Competition The Pinch Contests for Poetry, Fiction and Creative Non-fiction Tupelo Press: Snowbound Chapbook…

January Writing Contests

Writing Contests for January International Publication Opportunities and Contests: A Room of Her Own Foundation, Orlando Prizes for Poetry, Flash Fiction, a Short Story and Creative Non-Fiction Domestic Publication Opportunities and Contests: Cultural Center of Cape Cod Seventh Annual Poetry Award Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award Iowa Review Awards in Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction…

Writing Contests for December

International Publication Opportunities and Contests: Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Prize The Moth Ballymaloe Poetry Prize The Moth Ballymaloe Short Story Prize Domestic Publication Opportunities and Contests: Boulevard Short Fiction Contest Glimmer Train Press Fiction Award Moment-Karma Short Fiction Award for stories with Jewish content Poetry Society of America, Robert H. Winner Memorial Award Poetry Society…

November Writing Contests

Writing Contests for November International Publication Opportunities and Contests: Fish Publishing International—Short Story Contest Poetry International: C.P. Cavafy Poetry Prize Domestic Publication Opportunities and Contests: Eco Arts Awards—Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction The Formalist: Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award New Millennium Writings Awards—Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival – Fiction—Short Story University of North…

Writing Contests for October

International Publication Opportunities and Contests: Harper VoyagerAnnounces Global Digital Publishing Opportunity for Horror, Dystopian and supernatural fiction Domestic Publication Opportunities and Contests: Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship—Poetry Dana Awards—Poetry,Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Dogwood Literary Prize—Poetry, short story or an essay Narrative—below 30 contest—Poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction Ruminate: William Van Dyke Short Story Prize Writer’s Digest Crime…

Writing Contests for September

Farmingdale State College—The Paumanok Poetry Award Glimmer Train Press—Open Fiction Literal Latte—Ames Essay Award Real Simple Life Lessons Essay Contest—Creative Non-fiction Red Hen Press-Ruskin Art Club Poetry Award Springfield Writers’ Guild—Annual Literary Awards University of Iowa Press—Short Fiction Award Chanticleer Book Reviews Blue Ribbon Awards Farmingdale State College—The Paumanok Poetry Award Entry fee: $25 Prizes:…