11 Calls for Short Stories: $50 to $500 Per Story

August 31, 2021

    These magazines/anthologies pay $50 to about $500 for fiction, and a number of them open for submissions in September. A few also accept other genres, like non-fiction and poetry. Some deadlines are approaching quickly. – S. Kalekar Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores This speculative fiction magazine resumes its regular reading period in September…

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32 Calls for Pitches Directly from Editors

August 31, 2021

Dear Writers, Here’s our latest roundup of calls for pitches directly from editors. Before contacting any of these publications, please carefully study their website, as well as their call for pitches, and make sure that you are sending a highly relevant pitch. If you’re relatively new to pitching, or want to improve your pitching ability,…

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26 Free Writing Contests With Cash Prizes (Up to $20,000)

August 27, 2021

Here are 26 contests for writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and playwriting, offering cash prizes up to $20,000. There is also a fellowship included here, which pays significantly more. The contests here are broadly divided by geography. – S. Kalekar International Contests Open to Writers Around the World Contests Open to Writers in the USA…

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15 Full Time Jobs for Writers

August 24, 2021

Dear Writers, Here’s our latest roundup of traditional jobs for writers and editors. Companies and publications in this list include People, Self, WarnerMedia, and Consumer Reports. — Jacob Jans Thanks to Fatima Saif for compiling this list. Meredith Corporation is a media company. They are looking for a Writer/Reporter for People.com. The selected candidate will…

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19 Calls for Pitches Directly from Editors and Publishers

August 24, 2021

Dear Writers, Here’s our latest roundup of calls for pitches directly from editors. Before contacting any of these publications, please carefully study their website, as well as their call for pitches, and make sure that you are sending a highly relevant pitch. If you’re relatively new to pitching, or want to improve your pitching ability,…

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$1,000 Flash Fiction Contest: Stories Out of School

August 24, 2021

The Academy for Teachers, in partnership with A Public Space, is currently hosting a flash fiction writing contest, with a prize of $1,000 and publication in A Public Space. The stories must be 6 to 749 words, and feature a K-12 teacher. Anyone over 18 can enter. According to the contest website: “Teachers have the…

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20 Themed Calls for Submissions to Magazines & Websites

August 20, 2021

These 20 outlets have 26 themes, for which they are accepting nonfiction submissions and pitches. Some of the themes are: underrepresented American artists; issues affecting women; the consequences of war and geopolitical violence; the ritual; air; LGBT subcultures; currency; the fungus among us; lost and found; tech for writers; parenthood, uncensored; gardening stories; climate justice;…

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