Worthwhile Fiction Contests for Winter 2022-2023

See my latest roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed: This contest submissions season covers deadlines from December 1, 2022 through February 28, 2023. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, Submittable Discover, and New Pages for many of these contests. Much like editors are looking for reasons to reject work, I want to focus on opportunities worth my time. Thus,… Continue reading Worthwhile Fiction Contests for Winter 2022-2023

Worthwhile Fiction Contests for Fall 2022

See my latest roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed: This contest submissions season covers deadlines from September 1, 2022 through November 30, 2022. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, Submittable Discover, and New Pages for many of these contests. Much like editors are looking for reasons to reject work, I want to focus on opportunities worth my time. Thus,… Continue reading Worthwhile Fiction Contests for Fall 2022

Worthwhile Fiction Contests for Spring 2022

See my latest roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed: This contest submissions season covers deadlines from March 1, 2022 through May 31, 2022. Spring is a great time to submit to literary journals associated with universities before the end of their semester. Response times may lag over the summer though and the pandemic continues… Continue reading Worthwhile Fiction Contests for Spring 2022

Worthwhile Fiction Contests for Winter 2021

See my latest roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed: This contest submissions season covers deadlines from December 1, 2021 through February 28, 2022. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, Submittable Discover, and New Pages for many of these contests. Much like editors are looking for reasons to reject work, I want to focus on opportunities worth my time. Thus, my… Continue reading Worthwhile Fiction Contests for Winter 2021

Worthwhile Fiction Contests for Fall 2021

See my latest roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed: This contest submissions season covers deadlines from September 1, 2021 through November 30, 2021. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, Submittable Discover, and New Pages for many of these contests.Much like editors are looking for reasons to reject work, I want to focus on opportunities worth my time. Thus, my… Continue reading Worthwhile Fiction Contests for Fall 2021

Worthwhile Fiction Contests for Summer 2021

See my latest roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed: This contest submissions season covers deadlines from June 1, 2021 through August 31, 2021. Summer is a slower time for any literary journal or contest associated with a university, but there are still opportunities between beach waves and new drafts. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, Submittable Discover,… Continue reading Worthwhile Fiction Contests for Summer 2021

Worthwhile Fiction Contests for Spring 2021

See my latest roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed: This contest submissions season covers deadlines from March 1, 2021 through May 31, 2021. Spring is a great time to submit to literary journals that read during the academic year or opportunities that take place during the summer. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, Submittable Discover, and New Pages for… Continue reading Worthwhile Fiction Contests for Spring 2021

Winter 2020 Writing Contests & Reasons to Submit to Each

See my latest roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed: This contest submissions season covers deadlines from December 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, Submittable Discover, and New Pages for many of these contests. This season includes less opportunities than usual as 2020 has slowed, rescheduled, or cancelled numerous publishing efforts that I’m aware… Continue reading Winter 2020 Writing Contests & Reasons to Submit to Each

Attend my Short Film Premiere Monday, Sept 28

What does the library mean to you? That was the question posed by King County Library System (KCLS) Reel Fest in January. I had 2 minutes to answer on film. I got my family to help. Together, we made "aisles of ideas." We shared my experiences reading inspiring words, writing, submitting, and seeing it go… Continue reading Attend my Short Film Premiere Monday, Sept 28

Fall 2020 Writing Contests & Reasons to Submit to Each

See my latest roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed: This contest submissions season covers deadlines from September 1, 2020 through November 30, 2020. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, Submittable Discover, and New Pages for many of these contests.Much like editors are looking for reasons to reject work, I want to focus on opportunities worth my time. Thus, my… Continue reading Fall 2020 Writing Contests & Reasons to Submit to Each

Summer 2020 Writing Contests & Reasons to Submit to Each

See my latest roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed: This contest submissions season covers deadlines from June 1, 2020 through August 31, 2020. Summer is a slower time for any literary journal or contest associated with a university, but there are still opportunities between beach waves and new drafts. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, Submittable Discover,… Continue reading Summer 2020 Writing Contests & Reasons to Submit to Each

Spring 2020 Writing Contests & Reasons to Submit to Each

See my latest roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed: This contest submissions season covers deadlines from March through May 2020. Spring is an active submission time for many literary journals and contests associated with universities, before they break for summer. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, Submittable Discover, and New Pages for many of these contests. I found 21… Continue reading Spring 2020 Writing Contests & Reasons to Submit to Each

Winter 2019 Writing Contests & Reasons to Submit to Each

See my latest roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed: This contest submissions season covers deadlines from December 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020. Finish the year strong by sending out your best work and start the new year with an invigorating round of submissions. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, Submittable Discover, and New Pages for many of these… Continue reading Winter 2019 Writing Contests & Reasons to Submit to Each

Fall 2019 Writing Contest Roundup

See my latest roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed: This contest submissions season covers deadlines from September 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, Submittable Discover, and New Pages for many of these contests. I found 16 opportunities for emerging and established fiction writers. Each comes with its own handy list of reasons to… Continue reading Fall 2019 Writing Contest Roundup

Awarded 2nd Place for Glimmer Train Family Matters Contest

I'm humbled to share that I've been accepted by Glimmer Train, one of my dream markets. This was the first literary journal I read. They inspired me to start submitting and have read most of my fiction. And though 2019 will be their last year in print, I'm incredibly honored that I won 2nd place… Continue reading Awarded 2nd Place for Glimmer Train Family Matters Contest

Summer 2019 Writing Contest Roundup

See my latest roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed: This contest submissions season covers deadlines from June 1, 2019 through September 1, 2019. Summer is a slower time for any literary journal or contest associated with a university, but there are still opportunities between beach waves and new drafts. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, Submittable Discover,… Continue reading Summer 2019 Writing Contest Roundup

Spring 2019 Writing Contest Roundup

See my latest roundup of fiction contests for Writer Unboxed: This submissions season covers deadlines from March 1, 2019 through May 31, 2019. How was the start of your writing year? Deep into drafts and submissions or still working up to your first? Here’s another invigorating round of opportunities. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, Submittable Discover, and New… Continue reading Spring 2019 Writing Contest Roundup

Winter 2018 Writing Contest Roundup

See my latest contest roundup for Writer Unboxed: This submissions season covers deadlines from December 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019. Don’t let your words wither on your hard drive! Finish the year strong by sending out your best work and start the new year with an invigorating round of submissions. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, Submittable… Continue reading Winter 2018 Writing Contest Roundup

Fall 2018 Writing Contest Roundup

See my latest contest roundup for Writer Unboxed: This submissions season covers deadlines from September 1, 2018 through November 30, 2018. Fall is a great time to be submitting. As another academic year begins, many university-affiliated literary journals reopen their reading periods. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, and Submittable Discover for many of these… Continue reading Fall 2018 Writing Contest Roundup

Summer 2018 Writing Contest Roundup

See my latest contest roundup for Writer Unboxed: This submissions season covers fiction contests with deadlines between June 1, 2018 and August 31, 2018. Thanks to Literistic, Poets & Writers, and Submittable Discover for many of these contests. I found 15 opportunities for emerging and established fiction writers. Each comes with its own handy list… Continue reading Summer 2018 Writing Contest Roundup