Monthly Writing Contests

Calling all SFWA Members! 

We accept works from all genres:

Poems, haiku, short stories, essays, personal essays, or one chapter of a book.

Submissions must be received no later than one week prior to our monthly meeting.  Late submissions will be held over for the next month. Winners will be announced at the meeting and will be presented with a beautiful certificate.

First place winner has access to $20 toward submission of the winning work to a national contest. Writer must show the contest director the contest submission form and claim the $20 from the treasurer within 60 days of award date.

Submission fees:

One article $3, two articles $5, and three articles $7. 

Fee is $5 for any piece of more than 10 pages.

 

Submit to Jeffrey Dorn,

Contest Director, via email at dornjeffrey@gmail.com, or provide in person at a meeting.

1.

June 2021

Theme: A Sea Voyage

2.

July 2021

Writing Prompt:

My personal Declaration of Independence was when I...

3.

August 2021

Theme: TBD 

4.

September 2021:

Theme:TBD

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October 2021

Theme:TBD

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November 2021

Theme:TBD

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December 2021

Theme:TBD

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January 2022

Theme: TBD 

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February 2022

Theme: TBD 

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March 2022

Theme: TBD

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April 2022

Theme: TBD

Additional Publishing Opportunities

Poets & Writers Magazine

Access several writing, grants and poetry contests, sponsored by the

Poets & Writers Magazine. 

Writers Digest Contest

For a variety of different contests with numerous deadlines and genre. Tips and other resources are also included. 

Bridle Path Press

The publication is seeking submissions to publish on the website--short poems. For more info, contact Nina Romano  poetry editor at ninsthewriter@gmail.com

Writer's Market

To enter the contests you need to log in or sign up for for a Writer's Market account.