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Huck Magazine is Accepting Pitches Huck Magazine honours and investigates “independent culture – people and movements that paddle against the current.” Their commissioning editor is looking for political, activism, and culture pitches. At Huck Magazine, we look for pitches or tips on politics and activism – particularly interested in people doing the thing, organizing together,...

The Yale Drama Series/ How to Submit (Prize: $10000 + Publication)

The Yale Drama Series is seeking submissions for its 2023 playwriting competition. The winning play will be selected by the series’ current judge, Jeremy O. Harris. The Yale Drama series aims at publishing serious works that contribute to a global understanding of human affairs, Yale University Press aids in the discovery and dissemination of light and...

7th Chinua Achebe Poetry/Essay Anthology/Call for Submission

  Society of Young Nigerian Writers (Anambra State Chapter) —the literary body that hosts Chinua Achebe Literary Festival and Memorial Lecture —is calling for submission of quality poems and essays from writers across the world, for her 7th edition of the Chinua Achebe Poetry/Essay Anthology. The annual anthology is a collection of poems and essays...

F(r)iction 2022/ Call for Submission ($1600 + Publication)

  F(r)iction is a literary anthology carefully curated to evaluate an important cultural topic from vastly different perspectives. From historical origins and nonfiction essays to the wildest reaches of fiction, poetry, comics, and art, each issue inspires this literary site to think differently. For its 2022 contest, F(r)iction encourages all form of literary submission.   Eligibility...

Black Voices in Children’s Literature Writing Contest 2022/Prize ($1750)

Black Voices in Children’s Literature Writing Contest was founded by Strive publishing and Free spirit. About Strive Publishing Strive Publishing is one of the conveyers of black Voices in Children’s Literature Writing Contest . Their vision is to see a world where Black narratives are centered, valued, and empowered for freedom, equity, and justice. Based in...

Travel Writing Competition 2022 / How to Submit (Prize; $300)

For its 2022 Travel writing competition, Intrepid Times is inviting travelers and writers from all countries, at all levels of writing experience, to explore this idea. The theme for this year’s competition is; The Wrong Turn. Sometimes, travelers, make decisions that take them to unintended directions. These wrong turns may be as simple as going...