Apr 062014
 

Entries are open for the Red Shark Essay Contest. First prize: $500 cash prize and publication in the digital anthology, To The Great Red Shark! Topic: Reflection on the meaning of the Red Shark in Hunter S. Thompson’s life, work, and the American Dream. Length: 1000-2000 words. Entry fee: $20. Ten writers will be selected for the anthology. Deadline: April 30, 2014.

Apr 062014
 

Literary journal The Malahat Review seeks translations of Canadian poems in French into English for Les poésies francophones du Canada: A Translation Prize. Translations must be of published French-language poems, 60 lines max. Requires letter of permission from translator or publisher. First prize: $1000. Entry fee: $15. Deadline: May 15, 2014.

Apr 062014
 

Guernica Editions is looking for stories, previously unpublished in a book form, for an anthology centred around Poland and Polish Diaspora. Open to Canadian writers of Polish origin and Canadian writers whose work connects with Poland or Polish diaspora in some way. Length: 2500–3000 words. Payment: two copies of the anthology. Deadline: January 31, 2015.

Apr 062014
 

Twisted Vine, literary journal for Western New Mexico University’s Masters of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program, seeks submissions for their spring issue. Accepts fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, art, interview and video. Has a special affinity for works that “succeed in crossing, overlapping and transcending traditional genres.” Also appreciates the interdisciplinary (i.e. poetry about math). Deadline: April 15, 2014.

Apr 062014
 

ArtAscent invites entries for their International Art Competition. First prize: $50 and publication. Theme: Desire. Entries may include fiction, non-fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Previously published or unpublished are eligible. Writers retain copyright. Entry fee: $10. Deadline: April 30, 2014

Mar 242014
 

Duende is the online literary journal of the BFA in Writing program at Goddard College. Currently seeking work (poetry, prose, translations, hybrid writing, art) that “insinuates authenticity and soulfulness, earthiness, expressiveness and a chill up the spine.” Wants character-driven stories that engage, move, challenge, thrill. Deadline: May 15, 2014.