Submission Deadlines! June-August

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

June 15

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

The Fredericksburg Poems – poems up to 30 lines about Fredericksburg, TX
The Kids Ark – Christian children’s magazine for ages 6-12 on the theme of Worry

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.

June 30

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.

July 1 

Thema -Themes and deadlines for submission: About two miles down the road (July 1, 2010); One thing done superbly (November 1, 2010)

When A Mind Breaks – poetry and prose anthology about the effects of mental illness
Extraordinary Answers to Prayer: Closer to God – nonfiction anthology

July 15

Umbrella— Bumbershoot: humor/parody/children

Florida State Poetry Association Annual Contest – 25 categories to enter

July 26

White County Creative Writers Contest – 16 categories to enter

July 30

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

Aug. 31

Chicken Soup for the Grandmother’s Soul – celebrating grandmothers and grandchildren 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.


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