Mother’s Day 2017 Essay Contest

swift river mothers day writing contestFor Mother’s Day, in honor of the strength and commitment mothers provide for their families, Swift River and Shame Kills are sponsoring the “My Mother, My Hero” essay contest. In 250 words or less, they want to know why your mother is your hero..

Deadline: May 1, 2017, 11:59 p.m.

Entry fee: FREE

Prize: $200

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The Sun Magazine Is Accepting Submissions

the sun magazineThe Sun Magazine publishes essays, interviews, fiction, and poetry. They tend to favor personal writing, but are also looking for provocative pieces on political and cultural issues. They rarely run anything longer than seven thousand words; there’s no minimum length.
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Deadline: None stated.

Entry fee: None noted.

Payment: $300 to $2,500 for nonfiction, from $300 to $1,500 for fiction, from $100 to $250 for poetry, and from $1,000 to $2,000 for interviews. Contributors also receive a complimentary one-year subscription to The Sun.

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The Binnacle Annual Ultra-Short Competition

The Binnacle Ultra Short Fiction CompetitionThe Binnacle will sponsor its Fourteenth International Ultra-Short Competition in 2016 and 2017. They are looking for prose works of 150 words or fewer and poetry of sixteen lines or fewer and fewer than 150 words.  A minimum of $300 in cash prizes will be awarded, with a minimum prize of $50. At least one of the prizes will go to a UMM student.

There is no submission fee. The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2017.

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Declaration of Independents ​Audiobook Contest

Declaration of Independents Audiobook ContestListenUp Audiobooks is excited to announce its first annual Declaration of Independents Contest! The winner of the contest will receive a full produced audiobook, from narration to mastering, and will retain all rights. The contest is open to all independent authors, with work that has not been previously published in audio. All genres of fiction and non-fiction stories are welcome. Eligible entries are original works of prose up to 70,000 words in length. .

Deadline: July 4, 2016

Entry fee: FREE

Prize: The winning title will be fully produced by ListenUp Audiobooks, including narration, editing, and mastering. The winner will receive master mp3 and WAV files of his or her finished audiobook. The winner will retain all rights.

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