Friday, December 19, 2014

Fabula Press wants short stories for contest, Cactus Heart wants fantastic stories, new journal wants prose and poetry, and Prism International wants poetry & stories for ontests

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Happy holidays!   Brian

Dear Brian,
I am writing to let you know about the  Fabula Press Nivalis Short Story Contest 2015.
Word Limit: 2,500 – 6,000 words
Theme: Nivalis, meaning “winter.”
Three Prizes: First prize:  US$150, publication and 2 copies of the anthology; Second PrizeUS$100, publication and 2 copies of the anthology; Third PrizeUS$100, and publication 
All published authors get a copy of the anthology.
Entry fee: US$10
Submission period: 01 Dec 2014 – 28 Feb 2015
Judges include Clare Wallace (literary agent with Darley Anderson), Joanna Ezekiel (Author), Brett Alan Sanders (Author), Anisha Bhaduri (Award winning Journalist and Author).
Many thanks, and you are doing great work with the listing!
Kind regards,
Anirban Ray Choudhury

Cactus Heart seeks new and original work for a themed issue. Wanted: fantasy, science fiction, steampunk, and reimagined fairy tales. Categories: fiction poetry, nonfiction. 
Deadline: January 10, 2015. Guidelines here

A new quarterly online literary magazine based in the Yukon, One Throne, is accepting poetry, fiction, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction. Deadline: Rolling. Guidelines here


Hi, Brian.
Prism International invites submissions to their short fiction contest and to their poetry contest. 
Short fiction contest: Prizes: $2,000, $300 and $200. Entry fee: $35 for Canadians, $40 for Americans and $45 international. Includes a one-year subscription. Max. word count: 6,000.
Poetry Contest: Prizes: $1,000 grand prize, $300 runner-up, $200 2nd runner-up

Entry fee: $35 Canadian entries; $40 US entries; $45 Int’l entries (up to three poems may be submitted with each entry, each entry includes a one-year subscription or extension)
Additional entry: $5 each poem. 

Deadline for both contests: January 23, 2015. Guidelines here.

Prism also accepts regular submissions. See here.

Clara Kumagai,
Executive Editor, Promotions.

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