Crime Fiction; Sci Fi; Fantasy; Romance; Erotica; Commercial Women’s Fiction; details HERE:
deadline March 15, 2013; up to 4,500 words; $15 fee; cash prize of $500; details HERE:
Email a synopsis and the first 30 pages in the body of the email to email@example.com.
Include SUBMISSION and your title in the subject line of the email.
Responds to all queries within four weeks. No queries by snail mail.
(NOTE FROM WENDY: I ran this in Feb. 2011 but it’s worth a repeat)
“Sasee” pays for a variety of pieces, including articles 500-1,000 words, essays, humor, satire, personal experience, etc.; Writer’s guidelines HERE:
The Time and Place Prize; open to all genres; 5,000 words max; $25 entry fee; deadline Nov. 30, 2012; details HERE:
“Times They Were A-Changing” Contest; deadline Jan. 15, 2013; prize is $300 plus 5 copies of anthology; send up to 3 pages of poetry or 2,500 words of creative prose; $15 entry for poetry and $20 entry fee for prose; details HERE:
A Room of Her Own is holding multiple contests for multiple genres:
Go here and click on “Awards” in the left column:
Mary Ballard Poetry Chapbook Prize; deadline June 30, 2012; $500 and 25 copies; send 20-40 SINGLE-spaced pages; details HERE:
Kentucky Her Story 2012 Now accepting submissions for a collection of short stories about Kentucky women. A new e-zine journal will be published summer 2012. Authors can be any gender. Stories should be 2,000 – 10,000 words. No exceptions on length, no poetry, art might be okay. Send one paragraph bio, author photo or representation, one sentence describing your story, and your story to firstname.lastname@example.org. Digital files only. No payment, no fees. Deadline June 15, 2012. Acceptance notice by August 1, 2012.