Tag Archives: creative nonfiction

The Nassau Review’s FREE contests


poetry, fiction to 3,000 words and creative nonfiction to 3,000 words; no entry fee; $250 prize; deadline Dec. 20, 2012; details HERE:


Baltimore Review – multiple fall/winter contests


deadline 11/30/2012; entry fee is $10; prize is $300; poetry up to 3 pages; short stories; creative nonfiction up to 3,000 words; MUST BE ON THEME OF DESTINATION; details HERE:


The Briar Cliff Review’s contest for short stories & creative nonfiction


Deadline is Nov. 1, 2011; up to 6,000 words; $1,000 first place for each category; $20 entry fee; details HERE:


True Crime writing contest


“Creative Nonfiction” magazine is holding a True Crime contest; deadline is 9/30/2011; $25 entry; $1,000 for best essay; 4,000 words max; details HERE:


PAYING magazine seeks fiction & creative nonfiction



A local (DENVER), monthly lifestyle and fashion magazine is seeking FICTION and CREATIVE NONFICTION stories only.


303 Magazine’s demographic is adults, ages 25-45 primarily; therefore, stories need to be geared toward an adult audience. For more demographic information, go to 303Magazine.com. Emails inquiring as to “what type” of pieces we are looking for will be ignored. Aside from the below guidelines, anything goes.


For consideration, please follow the below instructions:


– Email submissions with subject line 303 Magazine Fiction or 303 Magazine Nonfiction

-Include name, address, phone number, email address, title of piece and word count in the body of the email and in submission.


-Paste the text of the story submission into the body of the email, as well as attaching it in a word doc


-1500 words maximum


-No genre pieces (no erotica, western, sci fi, etc)


-No stories that have been previously published in the United States


-303 Magazine requires 1st American rights and requests that writers disclose any plans of multiple submissions


-303 Magazine will only respond to submissions that we are interested in pursuing for publication.


303 Magazine pays on the 15th of the month after publication


Writers must be willing to work with the Editor and the Fiction Editor of 303 Magazine to make any desired changes in a timely manner.


send submissions to: Aubrey@303magazine.com  (payment is $.10/word)