Opportunity Knocks #26
April is National Poetry Month. We’ve compiled a great deal of poetry markets as well as fiction and nonfiction to get you motivated to submit your writing. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any comments or questions.
2014 Norman Mailer Student Writing Awards
Their Angle: The Norman Mailer Writers Colony and the National Council of Teachers of English Co-Sponsor
Page Count: 10 for poetry, 15 for nonfiction.
Reading Fee: $0
Deadline: April 31st
Drunken Boat Poetry Book Contest
Their Angle: Striving to juxtapose traditional with experimental Page Count: 30-120 pages
Prize: $500 Reading Fee: $25
Deadline: June 25th
David Nathan Meyerson Prize for Fiction
In honor of David Meyerson, a therapist and writer who died too soon. Word Count: 8,000 words
Reading Fee: $25 Prize: $1,000
Spoon River Poetry Review Editor’s Prize
Page Count: 10 pages
Reading Fee: $20 Prize: $1000
Deadline: April 15th
Sixfold Poetry and Short Story Award
Their Angle: A completely writer-voted journal
Reading Fee: $3 Prize: $1,000
Page count: 10 for poetry, 20 for prose
Chicago After Dark
Their Angle: An all student run publication sponsored by CCLaP and Columbia College
What They Publish: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry
Deadline: June 1st
Their Angle: Dedicated to spreading cultural diversity
What They Publish: Fiction, Drama, Poetry, Flash Fiction, Nonfiction Deadline: May 31st
Their Angle: Polished and unthemed. What They Publish: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
Deadline: May 5th
Their Angle: Looking for aesthetically challenging work.
What They Publish: Poetry and Prose
Deadline: May 31st Link: http://midwayjournal.com/submissions/
Their Angle: This is their inaugural issue!
What They Publish: Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry
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