Grassroots Publishing Co. Inc. is seeking 3-5K short stories that are "contemporary, historic, inspirational, paranormal, or any other theme as long as love and romance are the main thrust of the story", pays $300.00 flat rate for "first global publishing rights and electronic and internet rights in all languages as well as future anthology rights", electronic and snail mail subs okay, see guidelines for more details here (spotted in the November print issue of The Writer.)
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco Anna Davidson Rosenberg Awards for Poems on the Jewish Experience offers $3,000 in prize money annually to a first-place, second-place and honorable mention. Submit four copies of up to 3 poems, no more than 10 pages in length by December 1st. No entry fee. See specific guidelines and read last year's winning poems here. (found in the Nove/Dec print issue of Poets & Writers)
I also enjoyed reading the Q&A with Algonquin editor Chuck Adams in the Nov/Dec print edition of Poets & Writers; it shows how a great interview piece can liven up an otherwise yawner of an issue. There's an online expanded version of it you can read here, but be warned, he's pretty merciless on just about every topic.