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March Writing Contests

International Publication Opportunities and Contests

Domestic Publication Opportunities and Contests

International Publication Opportunities and Contests


Fish Publishing Poetry Prize

Entry Fee: $19
Prize: € 1,000 (approx. $1,325 U.S.) and publication in Fish Publishing anthology is given annually for a poem
Deadline:  March 31, 2013

The winner will also be invited to give a reading at the West Cork Literary Festival. Paul Duncan will judge. Using the on-line submission system, submit a poem of up to 300 words with a € 14 (approx. $19 U.S.) by March 31, 2013. For complete guidelines, go to www.fishpublishing.com.

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Domestic Publication Opportunities and Contests


ABQ Writer’s Co-op Bosque Fiction Prize
Entry Fee: $22
Prize: $1,000 and publication
Deadline: March 31, 2013

A prize of € 1,000 (approximately $1,325 U.S.) in bosque is given annually for a short story or novel excerpt. This year’s contest is open to writers who are 45 years of age or older. All entries are considered for publication. Elizabeth Rosner will judge. Using on-line submission system, submit a story or novel excerpt of up to 5,000 words with a $22 entry fee during the month of March. Visit the website for complete guidelines. Go to www.abqwriterscoop.com.
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Black Lawrence Press Hudson Prize for Poems or Short Stories

Entry fee: $ 25
Prize: $1,000 and publication
Deadline: March 31, 2013

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Black Lawrence Press is given annually for a collection of poems or short stories. All entries are considered for publication. The editors will judge. Using the on-line submission system, submit manuscript of any length with the $25 entry fee by March 31, 2013. Visit the website for complete guidelines. www.blacklawrence.com.

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Carolina Wren Press First or Second Book of Poetry
Entry fee: $20
Prize: $1,000 and publication
Deadline:  March 31, 2013

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Caroline Wren Press is given biannually for a first or second book of poetry. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 48-72 pages with a $20 entry fee by March 31. For complete guidelines, visit http://carolinawrenpress.org/submissions/contests.

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Narrative Winter Story Contest for a short story, a short, short story, an essay or an excerpt from a work or fiction or creative non-fiction.
Entry fee: $22
Prize: first place: $2,500; second place: $1,000
Deadline: March 31, 2013

A prize of $2,500 and $1,000 will be given for first and second place respectively. The editors will judge. Using the on-line submission system, submit up to 15,000 words of prose or with a $22 entry fee, Visit the website: www.narrativemagazine.com.

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Oberon Poetry Prize

Entry fee: $15
Prize: $1,000 and publication in Oberon
Deadline: April 1, 2013

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Oberon is given annually for a poem. George Wallace will judge. Submit up to three poems with a $15 entry fee which includes a copy of Oberon. Call or e-mail for more complete guidelines. E-mail address: oberonmag@optonline.net. Oberon Poetry Prize, P.O. Box 2754, Setauket, NY 11733 Phone: (631) 584-5736. Jan LaRoche, Editor.

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Passages North – Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize
Entry fee: $15
Prize: $1,000 is given biannually for a poem or a group of poems.
Deadline: March 22, 2013

Aimee Nezhukumatahil will judge. Submit up to three poems with the $15 entry fee by March 22, 2013. For complete guidelines, visit www.passages@nmu.edu.

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Passages North – Thomas J. Hruska Memorial Nonfiction Prize
Entry fee: $15
Prize:  $1,000 is given biannually for an essay.
Deadline: March 22, 2013

Elena Passarello will judge. Submit an essay of up to 7,500 words with a $15 entry fee by March 22. For complete guidelines, visit the website: www.passages@nmu.edu.

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