Archive for September 7th, 2009

OnAngels Magazine Art & Literary Contest

7 September 2009

Artistic Modern Interpretations, Stories & Poetry Celebrating Angels & the Angelic World

On Angels Magazine Art & Literary Contest 2009 is open to several mediums of art and literature. There are six categories of art; Painting, Computer Graphic Art, Sculpting, Drawing, Mixed Media and Photography. There are three categories of literature; Fictional Short Stories, Non-Fictional Short Stories and Poetry. All entries MUST have an ANGEL theme. Religion will not play a part in any of the judging.

The winning entries and artist’s / writer’s profiles will be published in our premier magazine and online. Artists and Writers retain all copyrights and artwork!…

First Prize (US) $3000 in each category
Second Prize (US) $1500 in each category
Third Prize (US) $500 in each category
Honorable Mention (US) $200 in each category

Deadline for Entries: November 1, 2009

Topical #1 Short Story Contest

7 September 2009

Write a short story of no less than 100 and no greater than 750 words.

Your story must either include this contest’s topical word, or be about the topic.

Entries containing excessive language, violence, sexuality, or illegal behavior may be rejected for bad taste. You may submit an edited version if your submission is rejected. By entering this contest, you agree to abide by our Rules & Regulations.

Proofread and submit your entry to

Entries will be posted on this site.

Our panel of judges will be asked to vote on their favorite story.

Winners will be posted on this site. picks the next topic.

Topical#1’s topic is irony (ironic, ironically).


The Williams-Mystic Joseph Conrad Essay Contest: Undergraduates

7 September 2009

The Maritime Studies Program of Williams College and Mystic Seaport (Williams-Mystic), an interdisciplinary undergraduate study-away program focused on maritime studies offers an essay contest for a $5,000 scholarship for a semester of study at Williams-Mystic.

Submissions of 1,000 to 1,500 words in length, either non-fiction or fiction (but not poetry), are eligible. The sea or a body of water must be the principal setting and concern. Narratives, essays on environmental issues, literary or historical scholarship and related topics are all eligible. Essays must be unpublished at the time of submission and written in English. Deadline: 15 October 2009.

For further information, see the following link: