Fiction

Descant

Literary journal publishing new and established writers and artists from both Canada and around the globe. Considers original, unpublished submissions of poetry, short stories, essays, plays, interviews, musical scores, novel excerpts and visual presentations. Quarterly. Notes: No simultaneous submissions. No electronic submissions. Honorarium paid. Descant, P.O. Box 314, Station P, Toronto, ON M5S 2S8, Canada. …

Published: July 23, 2013

Conjunctions

Online journal publishes contemporary innovative fiction, essays, poetry, drama, art and interviews by new and established writers. Submit by regular mail only. Biannual. Conjunctions, Bard College, 21 E. 10th St., New York, NY 10003

Published: July 23, 2013

Cimarron Review

Features previously unpublished fiction, nonfiction, poetry and art. Submissions from the U.S. should be sent by regular mail; submissions from outside the U.S. may be emailed. Quarterly. Cimarron Review, 205 Morrill Hall, English Dept., Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078. cimarron review@okstate.edu.

Published: July 23, 2013

Booth Journal

Publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, comics and lists. Accepts submissions September through April. Submit by online submission manager only. Annual print journal; website updated weekly.

Published: July 23, 2013

The Bitter Oleander

Features short, imaginative fiction and poetry. Submit fiction and individual poems by online submissions manager only. Biannual. The Bitter Oleander Press, 4983 Tall Oaks Dr., Fayetteville, NY 13066. info@bitteroleander.com

Published: July 23, 2013

The Antigonish Review

Features short stories, articles, essays, poetry, book reviews and translations. Considers stories from anywhere, original or translations, but encourages Atlantic Canadians and Canadian writers, and new and young writers. Does not read fiction submissions between June 1 and Sept. 30. Quarterly. Bonnie McIsaac, office manager, The Antigonish Review, St. Francis Xavier University, P.O. Box 5000, …

Published: July 23, 2013

Pacific Coast Children’s Writers Novel Workshop and Retreat

Limited attendance makes for an intimate and focused setting in workshops, panels, classes and more. Enrollees read peer manuscripts in advance then compare their conclusions with those of top-notch editors and agents in a collegial, open-clinic format. Can apply for full-novel critique or critique of first 12 pages. The conference also features a teen workshop.

Published: July 23, 2013

Colorado Gold Conference

Annual three-day conference hosted by the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, features workshops, panels, pitch session and networking with authors, editors and agents.

Published: July 23, 2013

Sun Valley Writers’ Conference

An annual gathering of readers and writers considering ideas set forth in fiction, nonfiction, journalism, poetry and filmmaking. This year’s presenters include Katherine Boo, Billy Collins and Simon Winchester.

Published: July 23, 2013

American Christian Fiction Writers Annual Conference

Begins with an early bird session led by late stage story development editor Lisa Rector-Maass and also featuring keynote speaker Robin Jones Gunn. Great place to network with literary agents and Christian publishing houses.

Published: July 23, 2013