Category Archives: literary nonfiction

Paying literary magazine


In The Fray Magazine; pays honorarium for news, commentary, art, cultural criticism; details HERE:

Paying market for fiction, poetry, essay, reviews, etc.


The Bear Deluxe – quarterly – pays for first time rights; pays $.05/word; details HERE:

Writers’ Haven open to submissions


Buys articles, commentaries, translation, travelogues, essays, poems etc. See themes and details HERE:

Launch Pad contest for unpublished novelists


deadlines vary by category: historical fiction is May 10, 2012, suspense/crime/mystery/thriller is June 10, contemporary fiction/women’s fiction is July 10, middle grade, YA fiction is August 10, contemporary romance is September 10, Speculative is October 10. entry fee is $35; details HERE:

Contest for book-length manuscript of literary nonfiction


River Teeth magazine and the University of Nebraska Press; Deadline is 12/31/2010; $25 entry fee; prize is $1,000 plus publication; 150 to 400 pages double spaced; details HERE:

Paying market for fiction, nonfiction & poetry


Hayden’s Ferry Review; $50 payment; up to 6 poems; no max word count; READ GUIDELINES!:

Cash award for self-published/indy books


Jan. 21, 2010 deadline; $1,500 cash prize; $45/book entry; various genre categories

info and entry here:

FREE contest for literary nonfiction book in progress ($12,000 advance)


Submit Oct. 1-31; 100 pages minimum; Graywolf Press

Info and entry here: