Nonfiction, fiction and poetry submission deadlines coming up!

We want to share some good contests and deadlines coming up. It can be daunting to submit your work, so we put together a list to help you get your feet wet. ~ Sweetwater Writers Workshop

NONFICTION (click on the links)

The Globe and Mail’s First Person—Submissions are always open. A maximum of 1200 words! 

The Fiddlehead Non-Fiction Contest—The submission deadline is June 1, 2022. A fee applies. 

The Malahat Review —regular submissions are open. 


Craft Literary Fiction Contest—The submission deadline is May 1, 2022. 

The Masters Review’s Flash Fiction Contest—The submission deadline is May 31, 2022.  

The Missouri Review — Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry Submissions are open year-round. 

Are you writing about spirits? PRISM International is looking for submissions for its theme issue called SPIRITS. The deadline is May 31, 2022. 


The CBC Poetry Contest—The submission deadline is May 31, 2022. 

The Malahat Review Poetry Contest’s submission is May 1, 2022. 

PRISM International Poetry’s regular submission is May 2, 2022.