Writers & Readers Common Grounds Readings When Announced

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

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

Winter in Variations: Bill Holm Witness Poetry Contest- Deadline December 15, 2018- $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 Anthology Deadline August 19, 2019 

 *All submission opportunities must be in English and are open to all who live in the United States 48

* All submissions must be submitted via Submittable with a $10.00 fee

* All winning entries will be published online

* No submissions will be accepted via email

* Please include contact information and bio with your submissions

* Submissions that don't follow the guidelines will not be considered

* Writers Rising Up reserves the right to declare no winner or winners

* Writers own all rights to their writing

* Winners only must submit (color optional) head shot, and four high quality jpeg images that will be published on our blogs.

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bug city: make a bug- Bug Poetry in the Shape of a Bug (Shaped Poems) Deadline June 31, 2019 $50.00 Prize

Eden Prairie Hometown Celebration and Buggy Poetry Contest 


Come on over and meet the neighbors: seed carrying ants and nocturnal beetles with luminescent tummies...

Write 1 poem for each bug; that's ten poems

Poems must be in the shape of bugs  (Shaped Poems) on our bug list at http://www.writersrisingup.org/2013-03-04-21-15-24/details/18-bug-city-make-a-bug-july-4-2016-eden-p...

* See Pinterest URLs for examples of Shaped Poetry at the Pinterest URLS at our Events and Contests Link.

* Use buggy words at Writers Rising Up http://www.writersrisingup.com/common-grounds/writers-readers-common-grounds/bug-city-make-a-bug

• Must be original unpublished work.

• Submit with name, contact info and a short bio.

• Writer owns all rights

Selected poems will be published at  http://wrupblog.blogspot.com/ 

Submission Fee: $10.00 $1.00 per poem

Submit by June 31, 2019

There can be more than one winner, prize split.

Poems published at Writers Rising Up

Prairie Poetry Prize: Prairie Sampler Anthology


One poem each for each prairie grass on the list...

Indian Grass

June Grass

Little Bluestem

Prairie Cord Grass

Prairie Dropseed

Sideoats Gramma

Switchgrass


•Poems no more than 20 lines based on these Prairie Grasses

•Must be original unpublished work. 

•Submit with name, contact info and a short bio.
•The submission process includes a $10.00 submission fee.. 

•Writer owns all rights

•Writers Rising Up reserves the right to declare no winners

• Work to be published at  http://efeitbirdersblog.blogspot.com/ 


Paul Gruchow Essay Contest–Deadline April 22, 2018 $100.00 Prize

  •3,000 words or less

  •One essay only per person

  •$100.00 Cash Prize, first publication on web site, author owns all rights.

  •Only original unpublished work to be submitted

  •Submission $10.00 Fee

  •Submission deadline April 22, 2019

• Published at  http://wrupblog.blogspot.com/ 

•Prize- $100.00 (May be split if more than one winner.
•Writer owns all rights

 •Writers Rising Up reserves the right to declare no winner.

Carol Bly Post Card Fiction Contest – $100 Prize

  •Submission Deadline Sept 16th, 2019

  •Entry Fee: $10.00 (only one entry per writer)

  •Theme related to place, inner struggles and relationships

 •Must be original unpublished work consisting of six 250 word postcards

  •Winner or winners to be published online at  http://wrupblog.blogspot.com/ 

  •Prize- $150.00. May be split if more than one winner.

  •Writer owns all rights

•Writers Rising Up reserves the right to declare no winner.

Winter in Variations: Bill Holm Witness Poetry Contest – December 15, 2018 $100.00 Prize

  •Submission of six poems accepted up to December 15, 2018 (NOTE: NO Submission will be accepted without SIX poems.)

  •Write poems about witnessing some every-day occurrence in winter

  •Must be original unpublished work

  •Winner or winners to be published online at  http://wrupblog.blogspot.com/ 

  •Prize- $100.00 (May be split if more than one winner.)

  •Writer owns all rights

  •Writers Rising Up reserves the right to declare no winner.

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