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The 12th Annual LGBTQ+ Saints and Sinners Fiction Writing Contest is now accepting blind submissions of original, unpublished short stories between 3,000 and 7,000 words with LGBTQ+ content on the broad theme of “Saints and Sinners” from U.S. and International writers. For complete submission guidelines, please see our website.
The 35th Annual Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival is seeking blind submissions of original, unpublished Fiction, One-Act Plays, Poetry, and Very Short Fiction for our 2020-2021 Writing Contest. Contest is open to U.S. and international submissions from emerging writers. See our website for complete guidelines.