The Baltimore Review Fall Submissions

The Baltimore Review seeks short fiction, creative nonfiction, or poetry for publication in their winter and summer issues. Guidelines vary by category.

Prizes:  Web exposure and a copy of the collection in which the author’s work appears.

Reading fee: None.

Deadline is November 30, 2014. For more information, please visit their website.


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Zoetrope: All-Story Short Fiction Contest

Zoetrope All StoryThe eighteenth annual Short Fiction Contest is now open for all genres of literary fiction. Entries must be unpublished and strictly 5,000 words or fewer.

Prizes:  First prize: $1,000, Second prize: $500, Third prize: $250; the top ten entries will be considered for representation by the literary agencies listed on the website.

Entry fee: $20.

Deadline is October 1, 2014.

For more information, please visit their website.


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2014 Whistler Writers Festival

whistler writers festival logoThe 2014 Whistler Writers Festival, presented by the Whistler Writers Group, will run from Friday, October 17 through Sunday, October 19, 2014. It includes workshops, reading events, and more. Event tickets are available individually, including Workshop 1: The A to Z of Self-Publishing with Martin Crosbie which runs all day October 17.

For more information on the Festival, please visit their site.


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The Fiction Desk Open Submissions

The Fiction Desk is always looking for new short stories about people and places, rather than about writing itself, for the Fiction Desk anthologies.

Prizes: £15 per thousand words for stories they publish.

Entry fee: £2 – for expedited reading.

Deadline: None. For more information, please visit their website.


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