Pif Literary Magazine’s 2017 Round Robin Writing Contest

Sometimes the most incredible projects are the ones we create together. That’s why this year we are excited to roll out a collaborative writing project to challenge readers and writers. We will select our favorite submissions to appear in a finished project in our end-of-the-year anthology. If you’ve never heard of a round robin, the …

Published: January 20, 2017

2017 NFB Writer’s Division Contest

The annual youth and adult writing contests sponsored by the NFB Writers’ Division will open January 1st and close April 1st for all aspiring writers whether blind, sighted or visually impaired. Adult contest categories are: short Fiction, non-fiction, stories for youth, and poetry. Youth contest categories are: Short fiction and poetry. The youth contest is …

Published: January 20, 2017

Write About This Picture

Share your journal, essay, short story or non-fiction writing that somehow takes into account the image shown in the contest announcement. What are your thoughts on the image?

Published: January 20, 2017

Carteret Writers 26th Annual Contest

This contest also has a Flash Fiction category. Prizes are awarded in May at an awards banquet and winning entries are published in the Carteret Writers literary journal, SHOAL, in September. Full submission guidelines and details can be found on our website at

Published: January 20, 2017

Chanticleer Authors’ Conference

Unlock the Secrets to Successful Publishing at the Chanticleer Authors Conference 2017 #CAC17 The Chanticleer Book Reviews Authors Conference and 2016 Awards Ceremony and Banquet, and 3-Day Book Room will take place at the Hotel Bellwether located in Bellingham, Wash. on Fri. March 29, Sat. April 1, and Sunday, April 2, 2017, at Squalicum Harbor …

Published: January 20, 2017

Seaside Writers Conference

Conference Dates for the 2017 Seaside Writers Conference: May 14th-May 21st, 2017 DEADLINES FOR FINANCIAL AID (SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS): March 20th, 2017 2017 HEADLINE AUTHORS CHRIS OFFUTT & ANTONYA NELSON ​ SWC Welcomes our new Fiction Workshop Faculty Members: ANTON DISCLAFANI (Fiction) & MICHELLE TEA (Creative Non-Fiction) & Special Guest Editor MARGAUX WEISMAN (HARPERCOLLINS) & …

Published: January 20, 2017

Swanwick Writers’ Summer School

Swanwick Summer School is a week-long programme for writers of all ages, abilities and genres. Featuring courses, workshops, guest speakers, panels and one-to-one sessions, it offers you the opportunity to learn new skills, explore your creativity, perform your poetry, sing, act, dance, laugh, or even write. Prices start from £465 and the cost includes full …

Published: January 20, 2017

The Books Alive! 5th Annual Washington Writers Conference

The biggest writers conference in the DC area! Every registrant will have the opportunity to “speed pitch” their fiction or nonfiction book to literary agents (up to 3 per registrant) —over 20 literary agents are expected to attend, travelling from New York City, Boston, and Los Angeles as well as the DC area for this …

Published: January 20, 2017

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

The Tennessee Williams Literary Festival was founded by a group of local citizens who aimed to celebrate the culture of New Orleans. Starting as a two-day festival, they honored the creative Tennessee Williams, who called New Orleans his spiritual home. Today, the festival spans over five days and brings together over 130 authors, actors, and …

Published: January 12, 2017

Ginosko Flash Fiction Contest

2017 GINOSKO FLASH FICTION CONTEST: $500 Award, $5 entry fee, deadline for Contest #4 is March 1, 2017. Submit up to 2 pieces, 800 words maximum each piece. Final Judges: Amanda Yskamp, Michael Hettich, Gary Lundy, E M Schorb, Andrena Zawinski, Andrei Guruianu, Robert Paul Cesaretti. Awarded work will be published on Ginosko Literary Journal …

Published: January 5, 2017