Backlash Press

  Full details  Ideas Beyond Conventional: Backlash Press is an independent publishing house dedicated to releasing work that narrates a contemplated resistance to obedience and trend. Our aim is to pioneer innovative authors by representing the experimental , yet enduring, fiction and poetry voices of our time. We visualize a people’s press that’s artist and writer focused. We publish annual collections of poetry and prose in fine print and limited editions. See web site for full details      

New Welsh Review

 Full details  ubmissions Gweler ein tudalennau   Terms & Conditions & Copyright ar gyfer esbonio’r ochr cyfreithiol a hawlfraint sydd ynghlwm wrth i’ch gwaith cael ei dderbyn.  See our Terms & Conditions & Copyright pages for an explanation of the legal and copyright aspects which apply should your work be accepted.   Penderfyniad y golygydd cyffredinol yw ym mha rhifyn neu ar ba ddyddiad ac ym mha fformat y bydd darn sydd wedi cael ei dderbyn yn ymddangos. Mae hwn hefyd yn wir yn achos rhifynnau neu darnau sydd wedi cael eu dewis gan olygydd gwadd neu gan olygydd ceisiadau barddoniaeth: penderfyniad terfynnol y golygydd cyffredinol yw pob penderfyniad am amseriad a fformat cyhoeddi. It is the general editor’s decision in which edition, on which date and in which format any piece that has been accepted will appear. This is also the case in respect of any editions or pieces curated by a guest editor or poetry submissions editor: the general editor’s dec

My Portfolio Career

  Full details  Most writers’ lives are a mosaic of paid and unpaid work, including day jobs, caring duties, teaching, performance and bits of journalism (like this), as well as their creative writing. If you would like a chance to explain how your writing fits in to your life, let us know. Pitch us by listing your main creative genre plus four other aspects of your working life, e.g. ‘Writing poetry, working in a cafĂ©, freelance website design, caring for elderly father, helping run poetry venue’. We will get in touch if we want to commission a full article.

Winchester Poetry Prize

  Full details  Winchester Poetry Prize 2021 ​ First Prize: £1,000 2nd Prize: £500  3rd Prize: £250 A prize is also available for the best poem written by a Hampshire-based poet. ​ ​Judge: Jacqueline Saphra ​ Entry fee: £5 for first poem, £4 for subsequent poems Closing Date: 31 July 2021 ​ Entries for the Winchester Poetry Prize 2021 are now open.    We will hold a special prize-giving event on Saturday 9 October 2021. We are planning for this event to be a live event in Winchester. However, if there are restrictions still in place which prevent this, the event will move online. Winning and commended poems will also be published in a competition anthology. ​ ​    

Ledbury Poetry Festival Poetry Competition 2021

  Full  Details  Ledbury Poetry Festival 2021 Poetry Competition has a great first prize of £1000 cash. The competition has been an important first step in many poets’ careers, and has categories for Adults, Young People and Children. In addition to cash prizes, winners of all categories are invited to read their poems at the internationally renowned Ledbury Poetry Festival 2022. Anthony Anaxagorou Credit: Alessandro Furchino Capria Anthony Anaxagorou is a British-born Cypriot poet, fiction writer, essayist, publisher and poetry educator. His second collection After the Formalities published with Penned in the Margins is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and was shortlisted for the 2019 T.S Eliot Prize. It was also a Telegraph and Guardian poetry book of the year. In 2020 he published How To Write It with Merky Books; a practical guide to writing fused with tips and memoir. Among awards such as the H-100 Award (2019), Anthony is an honorary fellow of the University

North Street Book Prize North Street Book Prize

 Full details  lease submit during February 15-June 30, 2021. Submit one or more self-published books in these categories: Mainstream/Literary Fiction Genre Fiction Creative Nonfiction & Memoir ( definition ) Poetry Children's Picture Book Graphic Novel & Memoir Art Book  ( definition ) Not currently accepted: books by deceased authors, anthologies with 3+ authors, history, biography, self-help, how-to, reference, cookbooks, education, travel guides, middle-grade books for ages 8-12, political tracts, religious instruction, translations of the work of other people PRIZES One grand prize winner will receive $5,000 , a marketing analysis and one-hour phone consultation with Carolyn Howard-Johnson, a $300 credit at BookBaby, and 3 free ads in the Winning Writers newsletter (a $525 value) The top winner in each category will receive $1,000 , a marketing analysis and one-hour phone consultation with Carolyn Howard-Johnson, a $300 credit at BookBaby, and one free

International Essay Contest for Young People

  Full details  “What is Life?” What does life mean to you? Have you had an experience that made you think about the meaning of life? What kinds of things can you do to cherish and invigorate your own life and all life on earth? Guidelines 1. Essays may be submitted by anyone up to 25 years old (as of June 15, 2021) in one of the following age categories: a) Children (ages up to 14)  b) Youth (ages 15 - 25) 2. Essays must be 700 words or less in English or French, or 1600 characters or less in Japanese. Essays must be typed, with your name and essay title included at the top of the first page. There are no particular rules regarding formatting (font style, size, line space, etc.). However, essays must be submitted in either MS Word (DOC/DOCX) or PDF format. * Your name and essay title are not included in the word count limit. 3. Entries must be submitted online.  To send your essay online, you must go to the online registration page , and follow the require