Here are some submission deadlines I want to keep track of:
January 10 – Parenthood anthology – http://cityworkspress.org/submit.html
City Works Press seeks poetry, fiction, prose and art on motherhood and/or fatherhood for our upcoming anthology. Give us your moments of sublime joy as well your dark nights of the soul. Talk about birth, nursing, relationships, adoption, same-sex parenting, high tech conception loss, etc. Tell us what it means NOT to have children. Limit 2,500 words for fiction/prose or 4 poems. Please attach a short bio.
January 22 – Moving Words Poetry Competition – http://www.arlingtonarts.org/cultural-affairs/moving-words/moving-words-poetry-competition.aspx
Poets who live within the * are invited to submit up to 3 poems for the MOVING WORDS Poetry Competition. This year’s competition calls for poems that address the theme “Getting There.” Poems must be 10 lines or less, including stanza breaks (but not including the title).
January 31 – Hot Mammas case study – http://www.hotmommasproject.org/faqs.aspx
The 1000 to 1500-word main body of the case has the following primary sections:
2. Background with emphasis on “aha” leadership moment
3. Primary professional issue/challenge/learning
4. Primary personal personal/family/life challenge
February 26 – Bethesda Literary Festival Essay Contest – http://www.bethesda.org/specialevents/litfest/EssayFlyer-Interactive.pdf
What is your approach to life? Reveal your personal philosophy. Essays should be limited to 500 words or less.