This is a work in process, please keep checking back as I am constantly updating the list! YAY I just had a poem accepted in Enchanted Conversation, Vol. 1 Issue 3: The Little Mermaid http://www.enchantedconversation.org/
Abyss and Apex— Sci-fi Poetry submissions open in June
Lyrical Passion Poetry Haiku Pen Contest – seeking high quality haiku poetry
Creative Writers Circle Short Story Contest – write fiction story to their prompt
Confrontation Magazine -Transformation theme
Off the Coast– water theme. Pays contributor copy, half-off additional copies.
Rosebud Magazine A prize of $1,000 and publication in is given biennially for a single poem. R. Virgil Ellis will judge. All entries are considered for publication. Submit 3-5 poems with a $10 entry fee.
Lyrical Passion Poetry 2010 Think Tanka Contest – seeking high quality tanka poetry
Patchwork Path: Mother’s Life – 250-2,000 word stories or essays about your mom
Cancer Anthology – stories, essays, or poems about your cancer experience
Word & Sound International 2010 – contest for stories, essays, and poems
Mass. State Poetry Society – Naomi Cherkofsky Memorial Contest – up to 40 lines
SouthWest Writers Quarterly Contest – fiction story written to their theme, 500 words
What’s in Your Ziploc? – 100 words or less about creative uses of Ziploc bags or containers
Senior Poets Laureate Poetry Competition – open to U.S. citizens over the age of 50 $3 per poem
Dream of Things: Saying Goodbye – creative nonfiction stories about saying goodbye
Kentucky State Poetry Society Annual Contest – 7 contests for nonmembers to enter
Life Press Christian Writers Contest – Christian fiction, nonfiction, and poetry
We Walk By Faith Anthology – nonfiction stories of living out of your passion
Missouri Writers Guild – fiction, nonfiction, and poetry categories
SPS Studios 16th Biannual Poetry Card Contest – greeting card competition
Heart Poetry Award – for insighful, immersing prose poems
Last Man Anthology Poetry and fiction deaing with catastrophies and “last.” The anthology will be released August 30, 2010, in celebration of Mary Shelley’s birthday.
Qarrtsiluni Theme: The crowd, the flock, the herd, the mob, the swarm, the tribe.
Thema -Themes and deadlines for submission: About two miles down the road (July 1, 2010); One thing done superbly (November 1, 2010)
Umbrella— Bumbershoot: humor/parody/children
White County Creative Writers Contest – 16 categories to enter
WRITERS Journal Romance Writing Contest – up to 2,000 words
Windmill Women Writers June/July Contest – 1,000 word story with a hint of mystery
Chicken Soup for the Grandmother’s Soul – celebrating grandmothers and grandchildren
http://www.whisperingangelbooks.com/submissions.html ongoing anthologies
The National Poetry Review Laureate Prize for Poetry -$900 for 1 new poem that will become an ever evolving canon delight wisdom beauty image sticksin your mind value of sound. Send 3 poems with $15 fee.