Monday, 24 September 2012

Contests and Calls for Submissions

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Calls for submissions

Best of the Net – Call for submissions
Deadline: September 30, 2012
Submissions must come from the editor of the publication (journal, chapbook, online press, etc), or, if the work is self-published, it must be sent by the author. All info

Vancouver Writers Festival
14th Annual Poetry &  Short Story Contest
Deadline: October 21, 2012
Invites you to submit your finest prose and poetry.
The Rules: there’s more – much more – read it all

The Search for the Great BC Novel
Deadline: November 1, 2012
Your   BIG chance. Get that manuscript out of the bottom
drawer. Dust it off.  Polish it up: All the details here.

Prose and Poetry Prizes 2012 from The New Writer magazine
Deadline:  November 30, 2012
Now in its 16th year, one of the major annual international competitions for short stories, micro-fiction, single poems, poetry collections, essays and articles; offers cash prizes as well as publication for the prize-winning writers in The Collection, special edition of The New Writer magazine each July.  Further info, including guidelines and entry fees.
Newborn anthology  Guidelines
Deadline:  January 13, 2013 
Briarpatch (Regina) magazine 2nd annual Creative Writing Contest
Deadline:  December, 2012
Briarpatch wants original, unpublished writing – categories  short fiction and creative nonfiction. Award-winning writers Zoe Whittall and Carmen Aguirre judging. $750 in cash prizes. Read all the rules here.

Leaf Press is gathering poems for an anthology to, for, about or by newborn humans. We are interested in thresholds and liminal states; in moments that transcend global cultures.

PRIMASCRIPTOR wants new and emerging writers.
A new Fraser Valley-based online literary magazine and forum. Guidelines.

Silver Bow Publishing (New Westminster) International Poetry Anthology 3: 
Submission guidelines: (1) Use Georgia font 14 point; (2) Submit up to 10 poems max.; (3) Closes when we have enough great poems. No submission fees. Royalties will be paid on % basis to poets who may buy the books at 50% off. Submit to

Geist Emerging Writer-of-the-Month
Emerging writers are
invited to submit short written works online.  FAQ.

The Quotable
This online magazine wants writer-readers to submit stories based on their monthly prompts. Info here.

Roundup of poetry contests here

Know a teen who writes? S/he can apply to become a regular writer for Youthink here.

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