Comps & Pubs

This is a scribble pad and details may not be up-to-date. Proper lists can be found elsewhere.

Ongoing writing competitions — rolling deadline

Bath flash fiction award (@) (flash 300w, 4-month rounds, mid Feb 18) also novella-in-flash cd 29 Jan 18 // Flash 500 (@) (flash 500w, quarterly) // FlashBack Fiction (@) (historical flash fiction) // Reflex fiction  3/year (schedule) 180-360 words // Scottish Booktrust 50-word competition // Writers Forum Magazine (flash, s/s, poetry, monthly)

Competitions

Closing in…

January

Fish Short Memoir (@) (4k) // The Masters Review (@) short story award for new writers (to mid Jan)

February 

Writers and Artists (@) // BBC NSSA (s/s can be recently published) — mid Dec to Feb // Fish Flash (@) — to Feb

March 

The White Review (@) — cd 1 Mar // Mslexia (@, f) — Dec/Jan? to mid Mar // Bath Short Story (@) — Nov to Mar/Apr // Short Fiction Journal (@) — Jan to Mar

April 

Bristol Prize (@) — late Oct to Apr

May 

Bridport (@) — mid Nov to May

June 

Asham — Jun biennially? // VS Pritchard – cd mid Jun // Moth Magazine (@f) — to Jun

July 

Wasafiri — to late Jul // HISSAC — to Jul // Seán Ó Faoláin — May to Jul // Wells — to Jul // Ink Tears (flash) — Feb to Jul

August

Costa — Jul to early Aug // Manchester — to late Aug // Willesden Herald (Submittable) — to Aug // Aesthetica — to Aug

September 

Sunday Times EFG (@, f) (s/s can be recently published) — late Jul to late Sep

October 

Prole — Apr to early Oct // Chicken House — Jun to Oct // The Fiction Desk (@) (newcomers, s/s) — to Oct // Bare Fiction Mag (flash, s/s) — to Oct // The London Magazine — Sep to Oct

November & December

Ambit (@) — Sep to 1 Nov // Ink Tears (@) (short story) — Sep to Nov // Commonwealth Prize — mid Sep to mid Nov // Fish (@) (short story) — to Nov

 

Mags & Pubs

AGNI // Ambit (@) // Battered Suitcase — Apr to Oct // Asymmetry // Crannóg — Mar, Jul, Nov // Bath Flash Fiction // Blue Five Notebook (@) — Nov-Dec and May-Jun // Boinkzine // Bumblebee Flash // Cinnamon Press // Ellipsis Zine (@) // Fiction Pool // Fictive Dream (@) // Flash 500 // Flash and Cinder // Flash Back // Former Cactus // Hypertrophic // Ink, Sweat and Tears (@, f) // Jellyfish Review // L’ Ephemere Review // Lockjaw Magazine (@) // Longleaf Review // Losslit // Lost Balloon // Maudlin House (@) // MIR Online // Moon Park Review // Moth (@f) // Mslexia (@, f) // New Flash Fiction Review // New South Journal // Pank Magazine (@) // Paragraph Planet // Reflex Fiction // Retreat West // Short Fiction Journal (@, f) — gen subs Sep-Dec // Smokelong Quarterly (@) //   Spontaneity (@) // Synaesthesia // The Antioch Review (@, f) // The Bangor Literary Journal // The Fiction Desk (@) (2k-20k) // The Forge // The New Yorker (@) // The Kenyon Review (@) // The Penny Dreadful  (@, f) // The Stinging Fly (@, f) — Feb, Jun, Oct // The White Review (@) // Tongues and Grooves // Words of the Wild // Words With Jam 

Various

BBC Writers’ Room (@, blog) // Radio 4 Opening Lines // The Fiction Desk (@)

Projects

Northwest coast stories — 15 Sep 2017

If you have any new writing opportunities to recommend, please add them in the comments below.

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