Deadline 2022-11

Contest :: 2023 Virginia B. Ball Creative Writing Competition

2023 Virginia B. Ball Creative Writing Competition from Interlochen Arts Academy

Interlochen Arts Academy’s creative writing program is accepting applications for its Virginia B. Ball Creative Writing Competition. This is open to students in grades 8-11 during the 2022-23 school year and awards a full-tuition scholarship.

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Contest :: Cutthroat, a Journal of the Arts 2022 Literary Contests

cover of Cutthroat Spring 2022 issue

Cutthroat, a Journal of the Arts is accepting entries to their 2022 literary contests: the Joy Harjo Poetry Prize, Barry Lopez Nonfiction Prize, and Rick DeMarinis Short Story Prize. Submission period is August 31 to November 1. $25 entry fee.

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Contest :: Fifth Annual Open Book Prize—$1,500 and Publication

Conduit Books & Ephemera Book Prizes

Conduit Books and Ephemera is open to submissions for their fifth annual Open Book Prize. The winner receives $1,500 and book publication. Any poet writing in English can enter regardless of previous publication record. Do check out their literary magazine Conduit for an idea of what they like. They do charge an entry fee. View their full ad in the NewPages Classifieds to learn more.

September 2022 eLitPak :: Madville has Two Open Calls for Submissions in September

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Madville Publishing currently has two open calls for submissions, The Second Annual Arthur Smith Poetry Prize for a full length poetry collection closes September 30, and the Sticks & Bricks: Stories from the Wrong Side of Town Anthology closes November 30, 2022. Visit our site and view our flyer for more information.

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Call :: Woodcrest Literary Journal 2022 Open Reading Period

Woodcrest Literary Journal 2022 open reading period banner

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.