Tag Archives: women

Looking for short stories about Kentucky women

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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 parker.owens@gmail.com. Digital files only. No payment, no fees. Deadline June 15, 2012. Acceptance notice by August 1, 2012.

Quarterly WOW! short story contest

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Deadline is Feb. 29, 2012; 250-750 words; $10 entry or $20 pays for entry and a critique; cash prizes; read the theme for each quarter; details HERE:

http://www.wow-womenonwriting.com/contest.php

Contest for first book of poetry – by a woman

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The Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize; deadline is Nov. 1, 2011; first prize is $1,000, publication and residency in Italy; $25 entry fee; details HERE:

http://www.perseabooks.com/poetryprize.php

Glass Woman FREE short story and creative nonfiction contest

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Deadline is 9/21/2011; FREE to enter; $500 prize; entries 50-5,000 words; details HERE:

http://www.sigriddaughter.com/GlassWomanPrizeGuidelines.htm

Mslexia 2011 Women’s novel competition

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first prize is $5,000 (pounds/Euros); deadline is Sept. 30, 2011; entry fee is $25 (pounds/Euros); submit first 5,000 words of novel; details HERE:

http://www.mslexia.co.uk/whatson/msbusiness/ncomp_active.php

FREE short story & essay contest for women

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The GLASS WOMAN PRIZE; deadline is 3/21/2011; open to short stories and nonfiction essays; 50-5,000 words; published and unpublished work are both welcome; prizes range from $50-$500; no entry fee; details HERE:

http://www.sigriddaughter.com/GlassWomanPrize.htm

Paying market for women’s humor, essays & articles

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Sasee buys essays, satire, humor, articles and personal experience pieces between 500 and 1,000 words; guidelines HERE:

http://www.sasee.com/submissions/

Seeking stories/poems about birth & miscarriage

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stories 5,000 words max; poems any length; anecdotes up to 500 words; no submission deadline as of Jan. 24, 2011; details here:

http://www.mostlyformothers.com/birthstory.html