Tag: Deadline 2022-08

  • Contest :: Cleaver’s Summer Lightning Flash Contest

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    Online literary magazine Cleaver has announced they are accepting entries to their Summer Lightning Flash Contest for fiction and nonfiction. The judge is Meg Pokrass. First place receives $500 and publication in Cleaver. View their ad in the NewPages Classifieds to learn more.

  • Contest :: Kallisto Gaia Press 2022 Writing Contests

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    Indie publisher Kallisto Gaia Press has announced its 2022 writing contests: the Julia Darling Memorial Poetry Prize and the Chester B. Himes Memorial Short Fiction Prize. Winners receive $1,500 and publication in their literary magazine Ocotillo Review. Stop by the NewPages Classifieds for more contest details.

  • Call :: Creative Nonfiction Sunday Short Reads

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    Creative Nonfiction magazine is accepting submissions for their Sunday Short Reads email—previously unpublished work up to 1,000 words, with a deadline of August 1. Managing Editor Hattie Fletcher offers this editorial tip: “We’re open to stories on any subject, any style, but one of the questions we ask ourselves before accepting a story is, ‘Would we feel good about emailing this out to 8,500+ readers first thing on a Sunday morning?’” There is a $3 submission fee, waived for subscribers; pays $50 on publication, and all submissions are also considered for publication in CNF magazine.

  • Call :: Black Memoirs Matter

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    Committed to sharing stories that need to be told, Memoir Magazine is accepting memoir and creative nonfiction by writers of African descent – all writers of the African Diaspora, regardless of country of origin or residence – for their upcoming anthology Black Memoirs Matter. “Our goal,” the editors say, “is to chronicle the global Black Experience through memoir. At the same time, we are looking for universal truths that transcend race, like mental health, self-love, parenting, etc.” Submissions should be 500-4k words, written in the first person, with simultaneous and previously published works welcome. “We seriously encourage emerging and unpublished writers to apply.” Acceptance pays $50 honorarium and a print version of the anthology. There is a $25 fee with all entries also considered for standard nonfiction publication in Memoir Magazine. Deadline: August 31, 2022.

  • May 2022 eLitPak :: Submit to the 2023 Off the Grid Poetry Prize

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    The Off the Grid Poetry Prize recognizes the work of older poets, highlighting important contemporary voices in American poetry. Each year a winner is awarded $1,000 and publication. Contest runs from May 1 – August 31, 2022. Garrett Hongo will judge. Find full guidelines here.

    View the full May 2022 eLitPak newsletter.

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