CRWROPPs Post: Poetry of the Sacred Contest

  Submissions Accepted June 27 through August 1, 2022 The Center for Interfaith Relations is looking for poetry that is inspired by the legacy of Thomas Merton through the contemplative and spiritual practice of writing.  Visit our website  for more information and past winners, or to learn more about Thomas Merton. ABOUT THE CONTEST Our judges will select (1) winning poem to be awarded the $500 Thomas Merton Grand Prize in Poetry of the Sacred and three (3) honorable mentions to receive $100. Winning poems will be published in an upcoming issue of  Parabola Magazine , an internationally recognized magazine devoted to the sacred. Submission Details Entry fee of $15 per one poem, non-refundable. (

CRWROPPS Post:The Writer's Spring Short Story Contest

  Hurry! Ten days left! Submit by June 20, 2022. Every year we receive incredible submissions to our Spring Short Story Contest, where you have a chance to get your work published in  The Writer  magazine in addition to winning $1,000. Showcase your ability to write a fictional story from start to finish in 2,000 words or less. Whether it's a thrilling mystery, a feel-good coming of age story, or a haunting tale filled with terror, your piece could land you the grand prize in our 2022 Spring Short Story Contest. Get feedback from professionals. We can provide detailed feedback with our add-on critique service regardless of where your submission places in our contest.

CRWROPPS Post: New England Poetry Club The New England Poetry Club is pleased to announce three new grants. Two grants for individual poets for poetic achievement; one grant for a project that forwards the mission of the NEPC to promote the appreciation of poetry, and which has a particular focus on BIPOC community involvement. Please note, these grants are specifically for Black poets and Poets of Color.

CRWROPPS Post: Fellowship Opportunity for YA Writers

The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow is a non-profit organization in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, that offers writing residencies and hosts literary workshops, retreats, and events. We currently have a fellowship opportunity that you, fellow faculty, or students may be interested in.   Dancing in the Rain is a fellowship for writers of mid-grade or young adult (YA) literature. Candidates should be working on a chapter book that provides inspiration and hope for those struggling with the hardships and challenges that life often metes out. The successful application will demonstrate insight, honesty, literary merit, and the likelihood of publication. Prior publication is not a requirement. The deadline is  midnight CST on Monday, June 27, 2022. The fellowship winner will receive a one-week residency at the Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Residencies must be completed by the end of the year 2023.   Writers'

CRWROPPS Post: Scribes Valley Publishing Annual Writing Contest

  Scribes Valley Publishing is accepting submissions for our 20th annual short story writing contest.  All finalists are published in an annual contest anthology, both print and electronic versions.  Monetary prizes for top 3 finalists are based on contest participation – the more entries we receive, the bigger the prize amounts. In addition, all finalists receive a copy of the finished anthology. Thrill us…amaze us…entertain us…TELL US A STORY! Deadline:  November 30, 2022 Winners announced around January 30, 2023 Word limit:  5,000 Entry Fee:  $8.00 US Complete submission guidelines and rules on our website: .

CRWROPPS Post: Seven Hills Literary Competition

  The Seven Hills Literary Competition Opens for the 2022 Season with new categories and an easier submission format.   The contest is open June 1, – September 30, 2022 Early-bird submission fees available June 1, – July 31, 2022   PUBLISHED Adult novel Young adult novel Nonfiction/Personal essay collection (by one author) Short story collection (by one author) Poetry/Haiku collection (by one author) UNPUBLISHED 10-minute plays Flash fiction Short stories Adult novel excerpt Young adult novel excerpt Personal essay (maximum 1500 words) Nonfiction excerpt (minimum 1501 words) Poetry Haiku   Prizes:  First, second, and third place may be awarded in all categories; however, judges reserve the right to withhold prizes in any category with an insufficient number or quality of entries. All decisions of the Seven Hills Contest Committee are final. Cash prizes for all prose categories are $300 for first p