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Call :: Woodcrest Literary Journal 2022 Open Reading Period

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Woodcrest, the literary journal of Cabrini University, announces their reading period is now open through November 1 (or until their limit is reached). They aim to publish work that surprises and challenges the human experience and encourage writers to reach their past issues before submitting. There is no fee. See their full ad in the NewPages Classifieds to learn more.

Where to Submit Round-up: August 5, 2022

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Happy August. Hopefully you were able to get some fun squeezed in before the end of summer and back to school rushes. To help you keep your submissions goals strong, don’t forget to check out our Where to Submit Round-up for the first full week of August 2022.

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Call :: Chestnut Review Seeking Stubborn Artists for Winter 2023 Issue

That’s right. As of July 1, literary magazine Chestnut Review began accepting work for their Winter 2023. You have until September 30 to submit poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, and photography. No fee for shorter works; $5 fee for longer works. They are a paying market! Stop by their ad in the NewPages Classifieds to learn more.

Call :: Cherry Tree Now Open for Submissions

Cherry Tree: A National Literary Journal is open to submissions for its next issue through October 1, 2022. They want to read your fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. The $3 reading fee helps them to pay contributors and 10% of those fees will be donated to Minary’s Dream Alliance, a community nonprofit with strong mentorship programs for at-risk youth. The editors will make a matching donation.

Stop by their ad in the NewPages Classifieds to learn more.

Contest :: September 30 Deadline for 2022 Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

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Don’t forget September 30 is the deadline to enter the 2022 Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest from Winning Writers. This contest awards two top prizes: $3,000 for a poem in a traditional/rhyming style and $3,000 for a poem in any style. Work can be previously published. $8,000 awarded in total. Stop by the NewPages Classifieds to learn more.

Contest :: Cleaver Magazine Extends Summer Flash Contest

Cleaver Magazine Summer Flash Contest Deadline Extension

It’s true! Cleaver Magazine has decided to extend the deadline of its Summer ’22 Flash Contest judged by Meg Pokrass to August 15. This gives you two additional weeks to prep your best in flash fiction and nonfiction of up to 500 words to enter. $500 first prize. There is an entry fee. Stop by the NewPages Classifieds to learn more.

Contest :: The St. Lawrence Book Award for Debut Poetry and Prose

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Every year Black Lawrence Press awards The St. Lawrence Book Award to an unpublished first collection of poetry or prose. This award is open to any writer who has not published a full-length manuscript in any genre. The winner receives $1,000, book publication, and ten copies of the winning book. Deadline to enter is August 31, 2022. Find out more by stopping the NewPages Classifieds.

Contest :: Kallisto Gaia Press 2022 Writing Contests Close August 20!

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That’s right. The deadline to enter Kallisto Gaia Press’ annual writing contests is August 20! Jen Knox is the judge of the Chester B. Himes Memorial Short Fiction Prize and Zoë Fay-Stindt will judge the Julia Darling Memorial Poetry Prize. $20 entry fee includes a copy of Ocotillo Review. Winning entries will also be published in Ocotillo Review. See their ad in the NewPages Classifieds to learn more.