Fiction

Animal Media Group

Publishes nonfiction in the areas of biography/memoir, photography, general fiction, YA graphic novels and fiction books for children. Submit queries by email or regular mail. For author inquires email Howard Shapiro at [email protected]

Published: April 22, 2015

Power of Words: Transformation, Liberation & Celebration Through the Spoken, Written & Sung Word

Join us for our 12th annual Power of Words Conference to explore how we can use our words — written, spoken or sung — to make community, deepen healing, witness one another, wake ourselves up and foster empowerment and transformation. The conference features workshops, performances, talking circles, celebration and more, featuring writers, storytellers, performers, musicians, …

Published: April 17, 2015

Page Lambert’s 18th Annual River Writing Journey for Women

ON THE RIVER OF DISCOVER WITH WOMEN OF INFLUENCE A 6-day rafting and writing retreat for women entering the crossroads of their lives—professionally, artistically, personally—the perfect time and place to inspire creative change. Featuring Special Guest Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the Denver-based American Indian College Fund. Destination: The Majestic Canyons of Utah’s …

Published: April 8, 2015

The Killer Nashville Claymore Award

Enter your unpublished crime literature manuscript in 4 easy steps, and you could win a publishing contract! Judges will consider any subgenre of mystery or thriller, including political thriller, cozy, police procedural, private eye, romantic suspense, paranormal mystery and historical mystery. Finalists will be posted on the Killer Nashville website and on our past winners …

Published: April 3, 2015

The Conium Review 2015 Innovative Short Fiction Contest

Submit one or more short stories up to 7,500 total words. Innovative short fiction should take risks that pay off. Don’t tell us a story we’ve already heard. Show us something new with your subject, style or characters. Make sure your writing has a “wow” factor. This year’s contest judge is Amelia Gray, author of …

Published: April 1, 2015

The Writer’s “An Ocean of Possibility”

Words offer us an ocean of possibility for storytelling. The ebb and flow, calm and storm, comfort and threat. How can you use the ocean as an important element in a story? What role can it play in your narrative? How can your characters reflect the currents of the ocean, or how can the ocean …

Published: April 1, 2015

Metamorphose Fall Kick-off Contest

Metamorphose is preparing for the Fall 2015 first issue, and your story could be published in it. We are currently accepting submissions for our short story contest (3,001 to 7,500 words, fantasy/science fiction) and flash fiction contest (500-3,000 words). We are looking for engaging stories, vivid characters and fresh writing styles. The top five entries in each …

Published: March 28, 2015

The Galtellì Literary Prize

The village of Galtellì, Sardinia, is launching an international prose contest dedicated to the great Sardinian writer Grazia Deledda, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1926, who set her masterpiece Canne al Vento, or Reeds in the Wind, right in Galtellì. The top five selected writers will be invited to Sardinia for workshops …

Published: March 26, 2015

The Maine Review Short Fiction Contest

The Maine Review invites writers to enter a short story contest for our first annual fiction collection, Juxtaposition, to be published this summer. Grand prize is $200 and all winners will be published in Juxtaposition. The contest is open to all published and unpublished writers, and all submissions are considered for publication in subsequent issues. …

Published: March 24, 2015

theOffice’s 6 Month Fellowship (LA Writers)

Looking for a writer’s sanctuary? A place where you can leave the distractions of life behind and just sit down in peace to put words on the page? That’s what we offer here at theOffice – a quiet, communal workspace on the westside of Los Angeles. We have a roster filled with A-list screenwriters, novelists …

Published: March 24, 2015