The annual International 3-Day Novel Contest runs from September 3-5, 2016. Self-described as “a thrill, a grind, a 72-hour kick in the pants and an awesome creative experience.” First prize: publication; second prize: $500. Entry fee: $50. Register by September 2, 2016.
Zoetic Press seeks full-length manuscripts of fiction, short story collections, hybrid work, poetry and creative nonfiction. Less concerned about genre, subject or style, and more concerned about beauty of language, innovation of idea, and skill at execution. Length: at least 50,000 words. Deadline: Rolling.
Quarter Castle Publishing is accepting submission for completed, tradition fantasy manuscripts from residents of Nova Scotia. Length: 75,000-120,000 words. Deadline: Ongoing.
Tailwinds Press, a young New York City-based independent press specializing in literary fiction by new and emerging writers, seeks submissions for 2016. Publishes “intelligent work that is compelling, accessible, and relevant to the spirit of our time.” Manuscript length: 40,000 words or more. Deadline: Rolling.
Belle Lutte Press (Texas) is currently welcoming unsolicited fiction manuscripts. Submit 30 pages max. or three chapters. Deadline: Rolling.