Monday, February 21, 2011

Opportunities in the Great Big Literary World- February 21, 2011

Song of the Day: Sisters Are Doing it for Themselves by Aretha Franklin & Annie Lenox

   Hello all! Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. I wanted to thank everyone who entered my 100 Follower Extravaganza. I'm really thankful so many of you took the time to enter. Also, thanks to the new followers as well! I'm going to take this week to go through all the entries and I'll announce the winners next Monday, Feb 28, 2011. The opportunities are short today, but you can all keep busy by taking advantage of one of the them.


1. Second Annual Normal Prize in Fiction, Non-Fiction, & Poetry

    The Normal School Literary Magazine is looking for fiction, non-fiction, and poetry submissions. Submissions must be 10,087 words or less (Poetry must not exceed five pages or five poems total). Previously unpublished work only. There is an entry fee of $20 and the contest deadline is March 4, 2011. A prize of $1000 will be given to one winner in each of the three categories mentioned above. For official details click the link below.

2. Florida Review Editor's Award

    Three prizes of $1,000 each is given annually to a work of fiction, a group of poems, or an essay. All entries will be considered for publication. There is an entry fee of $15 and the contest ends on February 28, 2011. With each entry fee comes a subscription to Florida Review. For more information visit the website.

Also, enter The Black Fox Fiction Contest going on now! We are also seeking poetry submissions for out weekly web features! Happy Writing!


  1. Interesting opportunities this week--who doesn't want to win $1000 :) Thanks for keeping us in the know.

  2. Helpful, as always. :) Can't wait to see who won next week!

  3. Thanks for the links! And I think it's so cool that you are starting your own literary magazine. Kudos to you, and best of luck!