Archive for November 6th, 2010

Southington Journal Poetry & Writing Contest

6 November 2010

Southington Journal is having a contest for publication and awards.   The title of the journal is “100 Memories,” but the type of memory is up to you!
$20 entry fee for up to three poems (rhyming, sonnet, haiku, concrete, or free verse – 30 lines maximum), short stories (1,000 words maximum), flash fiction (500 words maximum), humor, personal essay, or memoir (1,000 words maximum).  Entry fee includes one mailed copy of the journal.  Works submitted may be in different genres.  Original, previously unpublished work only. No works containing violence, profanity, or obscenity will be considered.  
Postmark deadline is March 1, 2011.  
Mail typed entries along with complete mailing address and contact information with check or money order made out to Southington Press to:
Dr. K. Nicklaus, editor, Southington Journal
639 E. Edgewood Drive
Lakeland, Fl 33803
All winners will be notified by May 1, 2011 and will be published in the Summer 2011 Southington Journal.
Winners will also receive an awards certificate along with a copy of the journal.


Gold Line Press Poetry Chapbook Contest – Deadline: November 15

6 November 2010

Gold Line Press is pleased to announce its annual chapbook contest, which is open to submissions through our online submission manager through November 15. 

The contest alternates yearly between poetry and fiction, and this year’s contest is for poetry manuscripts of 20 – 30 pages.

The winning book receives $500 and publication of a gorgeous perfect-bound book. Our priority is to publish the highest quality work, but we are also very concerned with the artistic value and detail of the finished product we produce for our authors. Because we are committed to promoting the chapbook as a valuable, viable medium for emerging writers, our winners receive the benefit of publicity; we send 30 copies directly to respected literary reviewers around the country after consulting with the author, who also receives 10 copies of the book in addition to the prize money.

Our final judge this year is California Poet Laureate Carol Muske-Dukes. Your entry fee of $15 includes a copy of the winning chapbook. Complete guidelines, information about Gold Line Press, and a link to our online submission page are available at