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August Writing Contests

International Publication Opportunities and Contests: Pavement Saw Press Transcontinental Poetry Award Domestic Publication Opportunities and Contests: High Desert Journal Obsidian Prize for Poetry North Carolina Humanities Council: Linda Flowers Award Springfield Writer’s Guild 2012 Annual Literary Awards St. Louis – Let’s Get Hooked on Cross-Cultural Engagement–Publication Opportunity International Publication Opportunities and Contests Pavement Saw Press…

July Writing Contests

Writing Contests for July International Publication Opportunities and Contests: Munster Literature Center Domestic Publication Opportunities and Contests: A Room of Her Own Foundation Bard College Fiction Prize Gival Press Short Story Award High Desert Journal Humor Press America’s Funniest Humor Contest Journal of ExperimentalFiction Kenneth Patchen Award Kore Press First Book Award Marie Alexander Poetry…

June Writing Contests

Writing Contests for June International Publication Opportunities and Contests: Writers’ Village Summer Prose fiction Women Who Write International Poetry & Short Prose Contest Room Magazine’s Annual Fiction, Poetry and Creative Non-Fiction Contest Domestic Publication Opportunities and Contests: The First Saturday Evening Post Great American Fiction Contest Land of Enchantment Romance Writers of America Science Thrillers…

May Writing Contests

Writing Contests for May International Publication Opportunities and Contests: Bridport Arts Centre Dylan Thomas Prize for a book of poetry or fiction for authors under 30 years old Sukoom is calling for Art, Poetry, Prose Domestic Publication Opportunities and Contests: Midway Journal-Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-fiction New England Poetry Club Oberlin College Press Philadelphia Stories Southern…

April Writing Contests

Writing Contests for April Cave Canem Foundation: Poetry Prize for African American Poet Chautauqua Flash Contest for short prose poem, short essay or short, short story Copper Nickel Poetry and Fiction Contest Glimmer Train Press: Fiction Contest: Family Matters Theme Glimmer Train Press: Fiction Contest: Standard The Ledge Poetry Award Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Award…

Chatting with Amanda E. Doyle

Chatting with Amanda E. Doyle by Diana Davis, Walrus Contributor When I was a child, I remember being given a wooden Advent calendar which had little doors on it. Each day, I got to open a door, and behind each was a surprise. This year, I came across a similar gift in the form of…

March Writing Contests

Domestic Writing Contests Twelve Months with the Walrus Chesterfield Arts Presents: 2012 Jade G. Bute Adult Writing Contest Enizagam Literary Awards in Poetry and Fiction Gulf Coast Prizes in Poetry, Fiction and Non-Fiction Hidden River Publishing Eludia Award Narrative Winter 2012 Story Contest CinemaSpoke Screenplay Competition Carolina Wren Press-Doris Bakwin Award

February Writing Contests

Domestic Writing Contests Twelve Months with the Walrus Erma Bombeck Writing Competition 2012 Christian Writing Contest Free Verse Poetry Contest 2012 New South Writing Contest from Georgia State University 2012 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award 100 Words or Fewer Writing Contest Nine Wag’s Review Third Annual Winter Writing Contest for Fiction, Poetry and Essays The Ledge…

Twelve Months with the Walrus Writing Contest

Twelve Months with the Walrus – Monthly Short Story Contests Begins January 2012 Walrus Publishing’s mission is to work with talented St. Louis writers to develop their manuscripts for publication for distribution to a local and national audience.  As part of this mission, we are launching a year-long writing contest focused on you, the St.…

Writing Tips from a Contest Judge

Writing Tips from a Contest Judge by Donna Volkenannt After more than a decade of judging writing competitions I’ve noticed similarities among winning entries. The entries that rise to the top of the stack are not only well written, they are also ones I remember long after judging is done. Here are some tips to…