Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Opportunities in the Great Big Literary World- Jan 11, 2011

Song of the Day: Pocketful of Sunshine by Natasha Bedingfield

   Hello all! Sorry the opportunities are late this week. I spent the day yesterday doing something very important, though I can't say what! (I'll let you guys in a little later). Hope everyone had a great weekend. I encourage everyone to at take advantage of at least one of the opportunities.


1. Warren Alder Short Story Contest

    Publication on the Warren Alder website and a cash prize of $1,000 is awarded annually for one short story. Writers may submit up to 2,500 words with an entry fee by January 15, 2011. Please visit the official website for details.


2. Chattahoochee Review Lamar York Prize

    An annual prize of $1,000 and publication in Chattahoochee Review will be given for the winning essay. Essays submitted may be up to 5,000 words. Entry fee is $12 and the deadline is January 31, 2011. Please see their website for rules and details.


3. Main Street Rag Poetry Book Award

    Main Street Rag will award a prize of $1,000 and publication by Main Street Rag, including 50 author copies, to one poetry collection. Poets can submit 48 to 84 pages of poetry with an entry fee of $20 by January 31, 2011. Visit website for official rules.


4. University of New Orleans Writing Contest for Study Abroad

   Three prizes valued at $3,500 each will be awarded to one fiction writer, one poet, and one non-fiction writer to attend University of New Orleans' international writing workshops in Edinburgh, Scotland. The award includes full tuition, lodging, and some meals. The winning works are published in Pinch. Entry fee is $25 and the deadline is January 31, 2011. Please visit the link below for contest details.



1. Web Content Writer Wanted- The Creative Group

    Intermediate Ad Copywriting, Intermediate White Papers, Intermediate Web Page Content Writing,  
    Intermediate Training Materials, Intermediate Script Writing, Intermediate Research, Intermediate
    Promotional Copywriting, Intermediate Press/Media Kits, Intermediate Copyediting skills, Intermediate
    Consumer to Business, Intermediate Branding, Advanced MS Word. See the link below for complete


2. Professional Blog Writers Wanted

    Phoenix-based legal marketing company with a national clientele and expanding team to meet the
    demand of new clients. Currently has 3 copywriters and are looking to add 2 more people
    to Copywriting Team to keep up with the work. See the link below for complete description.


  Be careful when applying to jobs online. There can be some real creeps out there. As always The Black Fox Literary Magazine is looking for good fiction and poetry. Visit the site for more information. Good luck and Happy Writing!


  1. Ooh, the copywriting job seems pretty cool. I would love a job where I could just work from home--that way I could make more time for my writing. :)

  2. Whoa! Look at all the great links--and all gathered together already! Thanks, Racquel. :-)