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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

2012 Writing Contests

I apologize for the long hiatus. Whether you've also been on a bit of a writing break or are still going full speed ahead (perhaps pumping out one of the infamous NaNoWriMo books for November) check out some writing contests to spark your creativity and perhaps bring some publication and prizes! 

Writing Contests

November Deadlines:

Bacopa Literary Review: Accepts fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Deadline: Nov. 30th

BOA Editions A. Poulin Jr. Poetry Prize: Accepts books of poetry: Deadline: Nov. 30th

The Caribbean Writer Literary Review: Accepts poetry and fiction. Deadline: Nov. 30th

Fish Publishing Short Story Contest: Deadline: Nov. 30th

Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers: Deadline: Nov. 30th

WOW Women on Writing Flash Fiction Contest: Deadline: Nov. 30th

December Deadlines

The Fiddlehead's 22nd Annual Literary Contest: Accepts poetry and short stories: Deadline: Dec 1st

Saints and Sinners Short Fiction Contest: Deadline: Dec. 3rd

Perfume River Poetry Review: Accepts poetry. Deadline: Dec.  15th

Crab Creek Review's 2012 Fiction Contest: Deadline Dec. 15th

Toasted Cheese Literary Journal: Short stories on the theme Heart and Soul: Deadline Dec. 21st

Anderbo RRofihe Trophy Short Story Contest: Deadline Dec. 31st

Dzanc Books Short Story Collection Contest: Deadline: Dec. 31st

Omnidawn Publishing Poetry Contests: Deadline: Dec 31st

River Styx 2013 Schlafly Beer Micro-Fiction Contest: Deadline: Dec. 31st

Suspense Magazine 2012 Writing Contest: Deadline: Dec. 31st 





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