Masters Review Emerging Writers Contest

The Masters Review accepts fiction and narrative nonfiction from any emerging writer who has not yet published a novel-length work at the time of submission. Ten authors will be selected by New York Times bestselling author Kevin Brockmeier for publication in our nationally distributed book, which is sent to agents, editors, writers and publishers across …

Published: February 2, 2015


A monthly online digital and annual print literary and art journal seeking the best in fiction, non-fiction, poetry and visual art. We seek deeply human work that will teach us something about life, but also about the craft of writing or visual art; work that is original in its approach and opens up new ways …

Published: January 31, 2015

Mid-Atlantic Fiction Writers Institute

The Mid-Atlantic Fiction Writers Institute (formerly the Nora Roberts Writing Institute) is a three-day summer writing retreat that offers workshops and breakout sessions by bestselling authors, college faculty, and experienced public relations professionals. From story fundamentals like plot and point of view to seasoned advice on how to market your work, there is something for …

Published: January 25, 2015

The Write Stuff Conference (Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group)

•Thursday and Friday preconference sessions •22 interactive sessions with industry leading authors, editors and agents •Continental breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon snacks •Page Cuts critique on Friday evening (Limited attendance, register early) •Pitch Practice sessions Friday evening •Agent/editor pitch sessions on Saturday (Limited sessions, register early) •Lunch and Keynote Speaker Kristen Lamb: Boy Am I …

Published: January 25, 2015

The Fresher Writing Prize 2015

We are delighted to launch The Fresher Writing Prize 2015, the annual award established by Fresher Publishing to encourage and support new writers. There are various categories to enter, from the short story to poetry and scriptwriting to creative non-fiction, and our prizes have been carefully selected to help new writers get their foot onto …

Published: January 24, 2015

Trainless Magazine Letter Writing Contest

Trainless Magazine is looking for letters written from a person who is either traveling or living abroad. They can be from any time or place, to a loved one or to friends or strangers, sending any message imaginable. The only regulation is that the sender of the letter is sending it from somewhere else, preferably …

Published: January 24, 2015

The Strongest Start Book Competition

Can your book keep us reading? The Strongest Start Book Competition judges the first three chapters of your book to find those that start with the most compelling opening chapters. The book does not need to be finished. The competition only judges the first three chapters. The competition is also unique in that it is …

Published: January 23, 2015

Doris Betts Fiction Prize

The Doris Betts Fiction Prize awards the first-prize winner $250 and publication in the North Carolina Literary Review. Finalists will also be considered for publication in the NCLR. Eligibility and Guidelines The competition is open to any writer who is a legal resident of North Carolina or a member of the North Carolina Writers’ Network. …

Published: January 22, 2015

The Greenwich Village Literary Review

The TGVLR is a free, bi-annual, online magazine, which debuted in June of 2014. We accept unsolicited submissions in the categories of fiction, poetry, non-fiction, photography, and graphic arts. There is no payment for work accepted for publication.

Published: January 22, 2015