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Writing Contests

City Limits is proud to host the following writing contests!

Love Is in the Air Poetry Contest

We’re looking for your best love and romance poetry! Whether happy and upbeat, or reminiscent of past love, we’re looking for your best poetry about love! Submit your original poetry for judging and publishing!

Short Story Contest: Stories of Inspiration

City Limits Publishing is publishing a short story collection titled Stories of Inspiration and we’re looking for new authors to join the mix! Do you have a short story to add? Check out the submission guidelines, and submit your story.

Romance Novel Contest with Cash Prize and Publishing Contract!

City Limits Publishing is hosting a Romance Novel Contest featuring multiple cash prizes and publishing contracts! We’re looking for people with already completed works to join our authors. Check out the submission guidelines below, and submit your story. Maybe you’ll be one of our cash prize winners!

Suspense/Thriller Novel Contest with Cash Prize and Publishing Contract!

City Limits Publishing is hosting a Suspense/Thriller Novel Contest featuring multiple cash prizes and publishing contracts! We’re looking for people with already completed works to join our authors. Check out the submission guidelines below, and submit your story. Maybe you’ll be one of our cash prize winners!

Novel Contest with Cash Prize and Publishing Contract!

City Limits Publishing is hosting the first annual Novel Contest featuring multiple cash prizes and publishing contracts! We’re looking for people with already completed works to join our authors.

Poems of Political Protest Contest

We’re looking for your best political poetry! We’re putting out an anthology called Poems of Political Protest in November 2020 and we want your voice to be heard! Submit your original poetry for judging and publishing!

Short Story Contest

City Limits Publishing is publishing a series of short story collections and we’re looking for new authors to join the mix! Do you have a short story to add to one of our collections? Check out the categories below, and the submission guidelines, and submit your story. Maybe you’ll be one of our cash prize winners!

City Limits 2020 Poetry Contest: Words, Words, Words

Our annual poetry contest is now live! This year’s theme is “Words, Words, Words” giving power to three of the most popular literary devices. Other than the below, you’re welcome to write about anything you’d like! Submit your original poetry for judging and publishing!

City Limits Publishing 2020 New Theatrical Works Competition and Festival

City Limits Publishing is proud to host the 2020 New Theatrical Works Competition and Festival. We are currently accepting submissions for short plays and full-length plays in all genres and categories with cash prizes awarded! Additionally, all finalists will have their works presented during our New Theatrical Works Festival in November 2020. Winners will also be offered publishing agreements for their completed works, including theatrical rights agreements!