Archive for November 13th, 2007

New Millennium Writings Contest

13 November 2007

Midnight Nov. 17 (postmark OK) is the next deadline in our New Millennium Writings Contest.
This deadline may be extended once only. Enter as often as you like at or by U.S. Mail or Other Carrier.

* Books have been shipped. Judging continues in our Summer Contest. Winners announced in coming weeks.

Winter Guidelines Follow.
Awards & Contests

$4,000 in Prizes, plus publication in NMW and on the Web at
$1,000 for best Story,
$1,000 for best Short-Short Story (1,000-word limit),
$1,000 for best Poem
$1,000 best Nonfiction (includes memoir, creative nonfiction, travel, opinion, essay, interview, features, true humor, investigative reporting, etc.)

Winners Announced in March or April, 2008
To Enter, follow these Guidelines, or enter on-line at

1. No restrictions as to style, content or number of submissions. Previously published pieces OK if online or under 5,000 print circulation. Enter as often as you like.

2. Winners and selected finalists published by New Millennium Writings (

3. Send between now and midnight of Nov. 17, 2007 (postmark OK).

4. Simultaneous & multiple submissions welcome. Previously published material welcome if under 5,000-circulation or online only.

5. Each fiction or nonfiction piece is counted as a separate entry, and should total no more than 6,000 words except Short-Short Fiction (no more than 1,000 words).

6. Each poetry entry may include up to three poems, not to exceed five pages total per entry.

7. Include name, phone, address, email & category on cover page or letter only.

8. Manuscripts not returned. Include email address or SASE for list of winners.

9. Include $17 check payable to NMW with each submission.

10. Send to: “NMW” Room EM, PO Box 2463, Knoxville, TN, 37901.To order our current issue, add $10.

Winners of NMW Awards are showcased along with interviews, profiles and tributes to famous writers such as J. D. Salinger, Julia Glass, Shel Silverstein, Khaled Hosseini (The Kite-Runner), George Garrett, Ken Kesey, John Updike, Lee Smith, Cormac McCarthy, Lucille Clifton, Shelby Foote, Paul West, Norman Mailer, Sharyn McCrumb, William Kennedy, Faulkner, Hemingway,
Dickinson, Keats, Percy, Warren and many others. Also, prize-winning stories, poems & articles, humor, graphic arts & writing advice.

Cultural Center of Cape Cod Poetry Competition

13 November 2007

The staff and trustees of the Cultural Center of Cape Cod are pleased to announce our first annual National Regional Poetry Competitions
A National Prize of $1000.00 will be awarded for a single, unpublished poem.

All U.S. poets are eligible.
General Guidelines:
– Submissions will be accepted beginning November 1, 2007.
– Submit up to three poems of any style or subject totaling no more than five pages with an entry fee of $15.00 by January 15th (postmark).
– All entries should be typewritten on plain, white paper. The poet’s name should not appear on any page except the cover page, which should include name, address, phone number, and email address, the titles of the poems submitted, and a one-paragraph bio. “Contest Entry” should be clearly indicated on both the outer envelope and the cover sheet.
– Simultaneous submissions are permitted, but please notify immediately if submissions are accepted for publication elsewhere.
– Manuscripts will not be returned.
– The Cultural Center retains the right to arrange for publication of the winning entries in a local periodical, to be determined. The winning entries will be displayed in the Great Hall of the Cultural Center for one year. The names of the winners will be posted on the Cultural Center’s web site by April, 2008.
– Make checks payable to The Cultural Center of Cape Cod.

Mail submissions to:

Lauren Wolk
Cultural Center of Cape Cod
Box 118, 307 Old Main Street
South Yarmouth. MA 02664

Deadline: January, 15, 2008

College of New Jersey Adjunct Position

13 November 2007

The College of New Jersey seeks an adjunct instructor to teach our introductory Creative Writing course for the Spring 08 semester. The course focuses on elements of both fiction and poetry. Please send letter of application, c.v., and a sample syllabus by November 15 to : Jo Carney, Chair of the English Department, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, 08628-0718.

Application Information

Postal Address:
Dr. Jo Carney
The College of New Jersey
PO Box 7718
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718

RedBubble Writing, Photograph, and Art Contest

13 November 2007

Rules and Entry – It’s pretty simple:
* You enter by signing up to RedBubble, and uploading your entries to the “in the moment” group
* Closing date is Sunday the 13th of January 2008
* Results announced on the 1st February 2008
* RedBubble is granted a non-exclusive license to publish all winning entries in the publication “In the Moment”
* Judging will be undertaken by the Judges and RedBubble, no correspondence will be entered into
* You agree to the RedBubble terms and conditions when you sign up and upload your entry
* You explicitly retain the copyright over your work
* We will send the prizes anywhere in the world
* Fun is compulsory