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November 4, 2013

Writing Competitions and Opportunities Digest – Edition 21

by limebirdvanessa

Welcome to the 21st Edition of our weekly writing competitions and opportunities digest! If you missed the last edition, you can see it here

This week we feature a literary magazine accepting submissions, a romance short story competition, a humorous poetry contest and a publisher of fiction and non fiction accepting unsolicited submissions and book proposals. Hopefully something for (almost) everyone!


Opportunity type – Literary magazine accepting submissions.
Theme – Wide selection of fiction and non fiction submission types accepted, ranging from classical to experimental styles, see website.
Word count – Various.
Organiser/publisher – Literal Latte journal (Published in New York. Est. 1994)
Reward – Not specified.
Eligibility – Not specified.
Deadline – Ongoing, they accept submissions all year.
Link for info – Literal Latte journal submissions.
Notes – They also run several writing contests each year – link to their contests.


Opportunity type – Short story competition.
Theme – Romance.
Word count – Between 1,500 and 2,500 words.
Organiser/publisher – Corazon Books (Competition is called The Sophie King Prize).
Reward – Winning story will be recorded by a professional actor, and broadcast online. The winner will also receive a pair of Silver-Plated Life Long Champagne Chalices + a £50 voucher (= approx. $79) from The Handpicked Collection. Runner up will receive a £25 voucher (= approx. $39) from The Handpicked Collection. Vouchers will be issued in £ sterling but can be redeemed worldwide.
Eligibility – International.
Deadline – January 10, 2014.
Link for info – The Sophie King Prize.
Notes – The competition is judged by Sophie King, best selling novelist, journalist, and magazine short story writer.

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