HumorPress.com holds monthly humor writing contests with cash prizes. Read more.
The annual Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest will begin taking submissions Aug. 15. Top prize is an even $1,500, up from from last year’s odd $1,359.
Editor Jean Hanff Korelitz is looking for (and, I’m told by e-mail, paying for) satirical college application essays for an upcoming anthology. Details at http://www.funniestcollegeessays.com.
A new Christian magazine, Thriving Family, is looking for 900-word first-person, true-life narrative humor articles. They request only full articles on spec for consideration. Payment is $250 on acceptance for first nonexclusive rights. Submit in body of e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.