Crystal Wilkinson, the award-winning author of The Birds of Opulence, will be judging the Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize. The deadline to submit your short story or self-contained novel excerpt of 3,000 words or less is January 30, 2022. Read the guidelines (remember, follow them!) and submit through the NC Writers’ Network.
Josina Guess a senior writer for The Bitter Southerner, will be judging the Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition. The deadline to submit your creative non-fiction manuscript of 2,000 words or less is January 15, 2022. Read the guidelines (remember, follow them!) and submit through the NC Writers’ Network.
The Creative Writing Program at UNC-Chapel Hill administers the Jacobs/Jones African-American Literary Prize. The contest honors Harriet Jacobs and Thomas Jones, two pioneering African-American writers from North Carolina, and seeks to convey the rich and varied existence of Black North Carolinians. The deadline to submit your fiction or creative non-fiction manuscript of 3,000 words or […]
Red Clay Review – CCCC’s literature and art magazine – is back! And, calling for submissions for their next issue. Contributors can submit prose up to 1,500 words in length, poems up to 80-lines each, and original images. There is a limit of three submissions per contributor. Please send each contribution as an individual file […]
The Del Shores Foundation is based on the career and work of Sordid Lives creator and playwright/director/producer Del Shores. Our mission is to identify and support Southern LGBTQ+ playwrights and screenwriters. We’re excited to share that our inaugural Del Shores Foundation Writers Search has officially launched and we are currently accepting scripts! […]
Do you have a story, poem, or play ready to go? See if one of these calls will work for your piece: 05/31/21. Deadline. One Story. Seeks literary fiction 3-8K words. 05/31/21. Deadline. Southern Poetry Review’s 2021 Guy Owen Prize 06/30/21. Deadline. A+ Playwriting Contest for Teachers.
Do you have trouble keeping deadlines in mind? Or, perhaps you just finished a brilliant piece and want to submit now! Listed below are sites to learn about new calls for submission and publications with open-ended or rolling deadlines. Sites that report new calls for submission: Poets and Writers: calls from journals, agents, and editors. […]