• All submission opportunities must be in English and are open to all who live in the United States 48
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  • Submissions that don’t follow the guidelines will not be considered
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  • Winners only must submit (color optional) head shot, and four high quality jpeg images that will be published on our blogs.

Carol Bly Post Card Fiction Contest
Deadline September 16, 2019
$100.00 prize

Winter in Variations: Bill Holm Witness Poetry Contest
Deadline September 16, 2019
$100.00 prize

Paul Gruchow Essay Contest
Deadline April 22, 2019
$100.00 Prize

Bug City: make a bug
Buggy Poetry in the shape of a bug
Contest for kids up to age 18
Deadline June 31, 2019
$50.00 Prize

Prairie Poetry Prize: Prairie Sampler
Deadline August 19, 2019