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Listings

Here you will find a listing of Agents , Pub Venues and Contests, in alphabetical order. Although we have exhausted our measures researching before placing any of these listings here, we recommend to all to do the same. From one minute to the next, things change, and at the time of placement here, new developments may have occured.
 
Thank you.
The Muse Marquee Editors

**AGENTS**

~~G~~
 
fiction and nonfiction for the childrens and adult market
 
Fiction and nonfiction
Authobiography, Biography, Crime, Historical
 
~~L~~
 
Handles fiction and Scripts for Adults and Children
 
~~W~~
 
Handles fiction and nonfiction
Business, Crime, Historical, Literary, Self-Help, Womens Issues
 
 

**PUB VENUES**

~~A~~
 
 
 
~~B~~


http://www.bylinemag.com/guidelines.asp
General short fiction, mainstream, literary or genre;
2,000 to 4,000 words.
Good writing is the main criterion. No explicit sex or
violence.
Payment is $100 on acceptance.
Also, instructive or motivational articles that could
be of genuine help to writers, especially how-to-write
or how-to-sell to specific market areas. Length should
be 1,500 to 1,800 words;
query or submit full manuscript. We also solicit
interviews with editors of freelancer-friendly
publications for our Inside Information
feature. No profiles or interviews about specific
authors. Query with editor's name and sample of his
publication; we'll provide specific guidelines.
Payment is $75 on acceptance for all features.

BBC Parenting

magazine is aimed at parents of children from babies to six year olds and is the newest magazine of its kind on the market. With a lively mix of fashion, celebrity parents, travel, food, motoring, lifestyle, education, family relationships, health and much more.
Query/Guidelines/Info: Susannah Pearce, Deputy. Ed.susannah.pearce@bbc.co.uk
Main switch board: 020 8433 2000 or write: BBC Parenting Magazine, Studio
245, The Bon Marche Centre, 241-251 Ferndale Rd. London, SW9 8BJ UK or
BBC Worldwide Ltd., Woodlands, 80 Wood Lane, London W12 0TT

 


~C~
 
 
CONNECT FOR KIDS

Always looking for freelance writers to conduct solutions-
oriented coverage of critical issues affecting children,
youth and families. Our goal is to go beyond personal stories
by bringing together meaningful information, success stories
and ideas for action. Pays $300 and up depending upon length
of article and experience.

~~S~~
 
For poetry/prose/essays/reviews/novel excerpts and book review proposals
 
~~W~~
 
-www.windriverpress.com
   Wind River Press publishes
fiction, nonfiction, poetry, anthologies and
collections of special interest to literary-minded
readers. Wind River Books are published in electronic
and paperback formats. Reprints, translations, and
simultaneous submissions are considered. Terms: 15%
print, 50% electronic; Two year contract, negotiable.
Please query before sending your manuscript. Responds
in one month. 
submissions@windriverpress.com

~CONTESTS~
 
Drue Heinz Literature Prize
 Fiction
Deadline: 30th June 2005
Fees: $0 for one entry. 
Prizes: $15,000 for first place. Also book publication.
For English-speaking authors from around the world who have had a collection of short stories published, or a minimum of three short stories or novellas in commercial magazines or literary journals of national distribution.
University of Pittsburgh Press,
Eureka Building, Fifth Floor,
3400 Forbes Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States
 
CROWNATUDE ESSAY CONTEST
http://www.queenpower.com
> > ---
NO ENTRY FEE/WOMEN ONLY
> >
 We want to know where you found CrownAtude.  Women
 possessing CrownAtude have formed bonds with other
 women to create an attitude of community and by
 doing so they promote, enrich and lift each other
 up.  To find out more about CrownAtude visit:
 www.queenpower.com/CrownAtude.html.
> >
 We are looking for well-written essays.  Max 500
 words.  Based on personal experience.  Electronic
submissions only.  Essay must be included in body of
 the e-mail.  No attachments will be accepted.
 Deadline July 1, 2005 (12:00 midnight CST).  Contest
 Winner awarded $75.  Also the winning essay will be
 published on the CrownAtude page of QueenPower.com
 (with byline and photo). To submit, send to
 dawn@queenpower.com.
 
 
Doghero.com Nonfiction Dog Story Contest
Fiction
Deadline: 1st August 2005
Fees: $0 for one entry. 
Prizes: $125 for first place. Second place $75, and third place $50. Fourth and fifth $25.
Original unpublished nonfiction with the dog as the central focus. Topics include (but are not limited to) heroic, funny, interesting and favorite dogs. Up to 2,000 words, must be in English. NO poetry, fiction, or essays. Paste story into the e-mail with name, e-mail, phone and title.
 
 
Leaf Books Non Fiction
Nonfiction
Deadlines:31st August 2005
Fees: 5 for one entry. 
Prizes: 200 for first place. Also publication.
For new short fiction and non-fiction between 4000 and 5000 words. Runners up 50 and publication. Please label work by genre and include all contact details including email. Or Entry forms on website. 
Contact: Leaf, GTi,
Valleys Innovation Centre,
Navigation Park,
Abercynon, CF45 4SN, UK
United Kingdom
enquiries@leafbooks.co.uk
 
Leaf Books Short Story
Fiction
Deadline: 31st August 2005
Fees: 5 for one entry. 
Prizes: 200 for first place. Also publication.
Details: For new short fiction and non-fiction between 4000 and 5000 words. Runners up 50 and publication. Please label work by genre and include all contact details including email. Or Entry forms on website. 
 
Email: enquiries@leafbooks.co.uk
 
 
Fiction
Deadline: December 1st 2005
Prize: $100 for first prize
Award for Christian fiction
 

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