TMCC Writers’ Conference

Meet outstanding creative leaders who will help you hone your craft, better market your work and explore your publishing options. Some of the topics include writing successful query letters, instilling authenticity into your work, building anticipation, going from self-published to a major publishing house, screenwriting and much more. Our list of presenters and literary agents includes …

Published: December 19, 2015

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway

WINTER POETRY & PROSE GETAWAY Supportive. Energizing. Inspiring. January 15-18, 2016 Stockton Seaview Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ, area Special Guests: Stephen Dunn and Thomas Lux Advance your craft and energize your writing at the 23rd Annual Winter Getaway. Enjoy challenging and supportive workshops, insightful feedback and an encouraging community. Choose from fiction, nonfiction, memoir, screenwriting and …

Published: December 15, 2015

The Writer’s Hotel Master Class in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry

Via The Writer’s Hotel, you’ll take writing from your desk to the publishing marketplace, right in the heart of New York City. Before you arrive in NYC for the conference on site, TWH editors read each target manuscript twice. TWH editors also work to connect writers with publishing opportunities. The Writer’s Hotel is the writing …

Published: December 14, 2015

UNO Writing Abroad Creative Writing Contest

Four winners – one each in the categories of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and scriptwriting – will receive a $1,000 award toward attendance at the 2016 Writing Workshops in Cork, Ireland. The contest is open to graduate, undergraduate and non-degree seeking students.* Writers may submit: Fiction: 5,000 words or less, double spaced, 12-point font Creative nonfiction: 5,000 words or less, …

Published: December 13, 2015

Views on the urban future

EUROCITIES is the network of major European cities. It brings together the local governments of over 130 of Europe’s largest cities. Our general objective is to offer our members a platform for sharing knowledge and exchanging ideas. To mark the 30th anniversary of EUROCITIES in 2016, we are launching an open call to collect material to …

Published: December 2, 2015

“Portraits” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent – Deadline December 31, 2015

| Theme: Capture, illustrate, write or otherwise create your visions of people and other creatures. Portraits can be expressed in symbolic, literal, modern, traditional, abstract or completely unique ways. What portraits can your imagination create? | Eligible Submissions: Entries may include fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Previously published …

Published: November 28, 2015

Leapfrog Press Fiction Contest

Unpublished novels, novellas and short story collections over 22,000 words. Novels may be adult, young adult (YA) or middle grade (MG). We look for literary fiction and mainstream fiction, including science fiction. Generally we are less interested in strict genre fiction, but if a manuscript is good and grabs our attention, we don’t care what …

Published: November 27, 2015

Artificium In Brief contest

‘IN BRIEF’ For writing between 500-1,000 words, in English. Includes poetry, flash fiction and anything else! All prize-winners in our competitions will be featured in Artificium. Full rules and T&Cs on the website:

Published: November 26, 2015

Dream Quest One Writing Contest – Winter 2015-2016

This writing contest is international. Open to anyone who enjoys writing a story that’s worth telling everyone. Write a short story, 5 pages maximum length, on any subject or theme for a chance to win cash prizes! Multiple entries are accepted. Postmark deadline: January 24, 2016. Visit our website for details on how to enter!

Published: November 19, 2015

Hourglass Literary Magazine Writing Contest (early deadline)

Hourglass Literary Magazine with the cooperation, support and patronage of Krajina klass, BLC (Banjaluka College) and software company Literature and Latte, announces its maiden competition for: – BEST SHORT STORY – BEST ESSAY – BEST POEM Apart from main awards/prizes ten finalists (up to thirty) in each category will be published in the first issue …

Published: November 17, 2015