Fiction

Wantage (not just Betjeman) Literary Festival

This years sees a brilliant programme shaping up including Kate Adie and Andy McNab, plus a whole host of wonderful novelists, famous war historians, well-known environmentalists, biographers and poets, as well as writing workshops and talks. Not to be missed is the plotting and crime-writing workshop being run by Guardian Crime Master Class tutors Matthew …

Published: December 12, 2014

theNewerYork Department of Forms and Records

theNewerYork Department of Forms and Records is a large, desolate building. You can hear the wind whistling through our empty filing cabinets. The dazed bureaucrats in our skyscrapers have no one to direct. They have each other sign documents in triplicate out of boredom. We need your help to make our government real, because we’ll …

Published: September 8, 2014

“Red” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent – Deadline October 31, 2014

This call theme is “Red.” Fire, passion, heat, sacrifice, vitality, danger, happiness, a primary colour. What shade is your red? Entries may include fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Previously published or unpublished are eligible. Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). The mission of ArtAscent is …

Published: September 6, 2014

Bibliophilia.org: What does your avatar say about you?

An avatar can either chip away at the bland anonymity of cyberspace or it can symbolize something private to the user–or both at the same time. It can deceive, invent, re-invent, encapsulate, magnify, or downplay. An avatar can relate to a forum member’s username, but it doesn’t have to. It may or may not be …

Published: September 2, 2014

Riva Writing Studio’s Writing Contest 2014

Riva Writing Studio invites you to submit your short story or poem in the categories of fiction, science fiction, or poetry to our Writing Contest 2014. Submission is free, and so is the publicity of your work. The contest runs from September 1 through October 15, 2014. Submissions accepted via e-mail to the managing editor, …

Published: September 2, 2014

Author’s Marketing Pro

We are like a talent agency, marketing specialist, PR rep and sales firm under one roof. We get requests from Hollywood studios and producers looking for books to turn into movies and TV shows. As a subscriber, you will receive weekly emails describing the type of material our contacts are looking for, and if your …

Published: August 29, 2014

All Poetry Competition

Hello and Welcome to All Poetry Competition. This poetry competition is open to everyone and international. We are excited about showcasing the creative writing and poetic talent, skill and ability of all poets. We hope that you have inspiration to display the beauty and art of writing poems for the entire world to see your …

Published: August 15, 2014

Rocky Coast Writing Contest

The Maine Review seeks submissions for the Rocky Coast Contest Online submission deadline: September 15th, 2014 The Maine Review is a new literary magazine featuring creative nonfiction, poetry, short fiction, essays, and prose. Each cover is graced by the work of a Maine artist. Contest is open to all published and unpublished writers, and all …

Published: August 11, 2014

Prism Review short story & poetry contests!

Poetry Judge: Jen Hofer, poet, translator, book-maker, activist interpreter, educator, and urban cyclist. Hofer’s translation of Mexican poet Myriam Moscona’s Negro Marfil/Ivory Black (2011) received the 2012 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award from the Academy of American Poets and the 2012 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. Hofer’s recent books include one (2009) and The …

Published: August 11, 2014