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CRWROPPS Post: Writers League of TX

From: Michael Noll <michael@writersleague.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:05 PM
To: Michael Noll <michael@writersleague.org>s.
Hello,

I am the Program Director for the Writers' League of Texas, and, once again, we're holding a manuscript contest, with the winners in 10 categories receiving a registration to the 2020 Agents & Editors Conference ($400 value) and a one-on-one consultation with the agent who selected their manuscript as the winner. The conference is June 26-30 in Austin, TX, and brings 20-25 agents and editors to downtown Austin for three days of panels, presentations, and one-on-one consultations. Attendees and agents alike say the conference is one of their favorite events of the year.

The deadline to submit is March 10. Our past experience with this contest has shown that MFA students tend to be very competitive. We're unable to provide travel funds, but if anyone has been eying a trip to Austin, this could be a great excuse to t…

CRWROPPS Post: Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry

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The BlueLynx Prize for Poetry is open for submissions of full-length poetry collections through June 1. The winner receives $2,000 and publication through Lynx House Press. The entry fee is $28. Submissions are accepted here: lynxhousepress.submittable.com
Thank you for your time,
Derek Annis Lynx House Press


CRWROPPS Post: Award for College Writers

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From: Hurston/Wright Foundation <info@hurstonwright.org>

The Hurston/Wright Foundation is accepting submissions for the 2020 Awards for College Writers.  October 1, 2019to February 29, 2020The Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation is proud to host the Hurston/Wright Awards for College Writers, which is the only award of its kind that recognizes Black college writers. The award is open to Black poets and fiction writers who are full-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs.First-place winners receive a $1,000 cash prize, free tuition to a Hurston/Wright writing workshop, and a complimentary seat at the Legacy Awards Ceremony. Amistad, a division of HarperCollins Publishers, sponsors the award.

CRWROPPS Post: Women of Resilence

Women of Resilience Poetry Chapbook Contest
Deadline:March 31, 2020
The world needs stories of rediscovery and triumph. New, driven women write poetry that struggled, suffered, and now ascends to stand as light to others. The Women of Resilience Chapbook Contest is judged by the incomparable Melissa Studdard. We want poetry on fire. The winner receives a cash prize and publication of their labor. 100 copies of the winning chapbook will be professionally bound with a handmade appeal. A cash prize of $200.00 also goes to first place as does a feature interview in July's Blue Mountain Review. Second, third, and honorable mentions also receive awards. www.southerncollectiveexperience.com/women-of-resilience-chapbook-contest/

CRWROPPS Post: C&R Prizes 2020

Dear Writers and Friends, Our Poetry, Fiction, and Non-Fiction prizes are open through September 30, and we would love to see your best poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, hybrid, essay, and or memoir.  Selection will receive $1000 advance, standard royalty contract, $2000 ad campaign across social media and other ad networks. This will be the second year of this contest and we were thrilled with all the submissions we received. A big thank you to everyone who took the time to submit previously and who is interested in submitting again! You can submit to our prize through the Submittable portal.  We read everything cover to cover and want to see your polished and risk-taking work. https://crpress.submittable.com/submit ALSO Our very popular Winter Soup Bowl Series is open. Quick Details: We publish a finalist list, reward $100 to the selectee/s (1-3), host a reading in NYC, and promote on Social Media and Litbreaker (worth about $500). Recent Chap Selections Include: https://www.crpress.…

CRWROPPS Post: The Handy, Uncapped Pen

Subject: Call for submissions: The Handy, Uncapped Pen

Disabled and neurodivergent creatives:  The Handy, Uncapped Pen needs
your poetry, flash fiction, essays, reviews, visual art, music, etc.
Everything submitted must be related to creativity *and*
disability/neurodivergence in some way (in form or content).   We love
lists and reviews, but we don't receive them.
We pay $3 via Paypal for new pieces (we don't pay for reprints or to
interview people). Open year-round.  Email submissions.  There is no
fee to submit.  We also consider books for review and interview
requests.  http://www.handyuncappedpen.com/p/contactsubmit.html

CRWROPPS Post: K'in Call for Submission

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Subject: Please post <3 K'in Call for Submission <3 Thanks!

K'in, A Literary Journal Celebrating the Range and Diversity of  Voices Under Our One Sun, Seeking Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Young Writers!  

We're reading for our spring issue! We'd love to read your work! 
Experimental, traditional, playful, prayerful, celebratory, challenging: human—try us. Show us a new way to tell one of the millions of stories under that glorious sun.
Visit K'in here: https://kinliteraryjournal.com/ Full submission details can be found here: https://kinliteraryjournal.com/submit-1