Writing contests with deadlines in July

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I am always looking for good writing contests to try my hand with and though some of you who read my stuff might as well!

Northwind 2013 Story Contest

Online submission deadline: July 31, 2013

Northwind is now accepting original and unpublished short fiction and narrative nonfiction for its 2013 Story Contest. Submissions may be any length from 1,500 to 8,000 words. First prize is $1,000, Second Prize is $250, and Third Prize is $100. Winners will be published in the Fall 2013 issue. All submissions will also be considered for publication in a future issue of the magazine. Deadline: July 31. Entry fee: $15. Multiple submissions allowed. Online submissions only. For more information and complete contest guidelines, visit us atwww.northwindmagazine.com.

Rattle Poetry Prize: $5,000 for a Single Poem

Postmark/Email submission deadline: July 15, 2013

The annual Rattle Poetry Prize offers $5,000 for a single poem to be published in the winter issue of the magazine. Ten finalists also receive $100 and publication, and are eligible for the $1,000 Readers’ Choice Award, to be selected by subscriber and entrant vote after publication. With the winners judged in a blind review by the editors, an entry fee that is simply a one-year subscription to the magazine—and now a large Readers’ Choice Award to be chosen by the writers themselves—we’ve designed the Rattle Poetry Prize to be one of the most writer-friendly contests around. www.rattle.com

11th Annual Mudfish Poetry Prize
Judged by Charles Simic

New postmark submission deadline: July 15, 2013

Every poem read with care and considered for publication inMudfish 18. Deadline extended and prize increased. Seewebsite for details. New postmark submission deadline: July 15, 2013. $1,200 and publication for the winning poem. Two honorable mentions will also be published. Enclose $15 for three poems and $3 for each additional poem. Include a cover letter with a name, address and titles of poems. Also include an SASE for reply. Include contact info on cover letter page only. Send to: Mudfish Poetry Prize, 184 Franklin Street, New York, NY 10013.

First Annual Bone Bouquet Experimental Prose Award—
Deadline Extended!

Online submission deadline: July 15, 2013

Final Judge: Barbara Henning
Bone Bouquet is now open to submissions for our first annual contest for experimental prose by women-identified writers, which includes transgender and genderqueer writers who identify as female. The winning writer is awarded with $50 and publication in issue 5.1 of Bone Bouquet. Previous issues have featured work by Rachel Levitsky, Carmen Giménez Smith, Becca Klaver, Khadijah Queen and more. Submit your work(s) of experimental prose, up to 5,000 words per entry. Multiple submissions are allowed along with multiple entry fees. Online submissions via Submittable only. Contest fee: $5.00 per entry or $14.00 per entry with a 1-year subscription.

New Millennium Writings Extends Contest Deadline!

Online/Postmark deadline: July 31, 2013

Best poem–$1,000; Fiction–$1,000; Nonfiction–$1,000; Short-Short fiction–$1,000. Guidelines: Simultaneous submissions welcome. Previously published pieces welcome if under 5,000circulation or online only. Include $20 check NMW for fiction, or nonfiction piece, or each set of 3 poems. Include name, phone, address, email, and category on cover letter. “I found this to be one of the most powerful literary experiences I’ve ever had. For anyone who gives a whit about writing or the human condition, New Millennium Writings should be required reading.” —Kane S. LaTranz, Alibi. Address: “NMW”, 4021 Garden Drive, Knoxville, TN 37901. www.newmillenniumwritings.com

First Annual Bone Bouquet Experimental Prose Award—
Deadline Extended!

Online submission deadline: July 15, 2013

Final Judge: Barbara Henning
Bone Bouquet is now open to submissions for our first annual contest for experimental prose by women-identified writers, which includes transgender and genderqueer writers who identify as female. The winning writer is awarded with $50 and publication in issue 5.1 of Bone Bouquet. Previous issues have featured work by Rachel Levitsky, Carmen Giménez Smith, Becca Klaver, Khadijah Queen and more. Submit your work(s) of experimental prose, up to 5,000 words per entry. Multiple submissions are allowed along with multiple entry fees. Online submissions via Submittable only. Contest fee: $5.00 per entry or $14.00 per entry with a 1-year subscription.

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About Joe Owens

Can you tell from my writing I love God? I hope so because that is what I want you to know most about me. I am also a writer who loves taking on fiction prompts and crafting a story. One day you will read my work in print. Until then enjoy it here! For free!
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4 Responses to Writing contests with deadlines in July

  1. i love this site so much!

  2. Your readers might be interested in this link, which lists writing contests that are scams. http://winningwriters.com/contests/avoid/av_avoid.php#.Ub5vHxaSo5R

  3. bandersontps says:

    Reblogged this on worldpen and commented:
    Thanks for posting these…I’ll be looking into them.

  4. MissTiffany says:

    Thanks for sharing these, Joe! And good luck to you if you enter!

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