Florida Literary Arts Coalition Other Words Conference

Theme: Writing Florida: The First 500 Years Fountains of youth, conquistadors and missionaries, robber barons, land scams, mosquitoes, hurricanes, hanging chads, spring break, retirement villages—the stuff of life. OUR GOAL: To bring together writers, editors, agents, publishers, book sellers, grant administrators, directors of writers’ colonies and retreats, and other interested folk in one place. We’ll …

Published: August 8, 2013

New Millennium Writings Semi-Annual Writing Contests

Submit entries to the writing contests in the following categories: fiction, short-short fiction, poetry and nonfiction. Fiction and  nonfiction: submit up to 6,000 words; short-short fiction up to 1,000 words. Poetry: submit 1-3 poems, up to a total of five pages. Submit from website only.

Published: August 6, 2013

Georgetown Review Magazine Contest

Submit short stories, essays or poems, any theme or genre. All entries considered for publication. Submit by online submission manager or postal mail.

Published: August 6, 2013

Dana Awards Literary Competition

Awards prizes in the categories of novel, short fiction and poetry. Submit unpublished work by postal mail. Submit only the first 40 pages of a novel, one short story or five poems.

Published: August 6, 2013

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway

Offers challenging and supportive workshops that focus on starting new material with feedback from award-winning faculty. Choose from novel, young adult, creative nonfiction, memoir, songwriting or poetry.

Published: August 6, 2013

La Jolla Writer’s Conference

Learn about the art, craft and business of writing with lectures and workshops. Offers approximately 80 classes. Faculty include authors, agents, publishers and publicists.

Published: August 6, 2013

Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise

Offers workshops in fiction, narrative nonfiction and poetry, plus roundtables, panel discussions, readings, individual manuscript consultations, book signings and cocktail receptions. Featured authors include Andre Dubus III, Attica Locke and Dennis Lehane.

Published: August 6, 2013

Bouchercon 2013

Join mystery authors, fans, publishers, book dealers, bookstores and publishing agents for the annual world mystery convention. The event is named for late mystery author, editor, critic and fan Anthony Boucher. Guests of honor include Sue Grafton, Anne Perry and Tess Gerritsen. Toastmaster: Steve Hamilton.

Published: August 6, 2013

Rebel Ink Press

Rebel Ink Press is a boutique press on the cutting edge of romance of all genres. We have an open submission policy which means you do not need an agent in order to submit your work, one of the many benefits of working with a small publisher. We are currently accepting all genres of ROMANCE …

Published: August 6, 2013