Fiction

Barbara Braun Associates

Represents literary and commercial fiction, including stories for women, historical and multicultural stories, art-related fiction, and some mysteries and thrillers. Also represents serious nonfiction, including psychology, history, women’s issues, biography, social and political issues, cultural criticism, art, architecture, film, photography, fashion and design, and narrative nonfiction and current affairs books by journalists.

Published: July 23, 2013

B.J. Robbins Literary Agency

Represents authors of literary and commercial fiction and general nonfiction, with a particular interest in memoir, biography, narrative history, pop culture, sports, travel/adventure, medicine and health.

Published: July 23, 2013

The August Agency

The August Agency Represents authors of a wide variety of mainstream fiction, creative nonfiction, narrative nonfiction, crime fiction, true crime, popular culture, arts and entertainment, biographies and memoirs, media/current events, political science, social sciences, history, economics, and business and technology.

Published: July 23, 2013

Andy Ross Literary Agency

Seeking literary and YA fiction, narrative nonfiction, current events, history, journalism and science. Submit queries and materials by email only.

Published: July 23, 2013

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Join Nimrod International Journal for an all-day writing conference with workshops in fiction, poetry, memoir, YA fantasy, finding a literary agent and more. Also includes panel discussions, readings and the chance to sit down for a one-on-one editing session with an experienced editor. Key guests include fiction writers Cristina García and Joan Leegant; poets Aimee …

Published: July 22, 2013

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Award For Imaginative Fiction

Rosebud is pleased to announce the fifth biennial Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Competition for Imaginative Fiction. Original unpublished works of fantasy, science fiction, mystery and horror are welcome, but the editors are also open to any stories that reach beyond the boundaries of those genres, take a variety of literary and creative risks and tell a …

Published: July 22, 2013

Spalding University’s brief-residency MFA in Writing

Spalding University’s 65-hour, brief-residency Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing combines superb instruction with unparalleled flexibility. During each semester, students and faculty work together at a 10-day residency (in Louisville or abroad), after which they return home to study independently with a faculty mentor through an exchange of 5 packets of writing. Areas offered: …

Published: July 17, 2013

Hampton Roads Writers 5th Annual Writers’ Conference

One evening plus two full days of workshops, two best-selling keynoters, two first ten-lines critique sessions, 32 workshops/breakout sessions, ten-minute agent pitches, ten-page manuscript evaluations, and cash prize, no fee contests for short fiction, short non-fiction, and poetry. Workshops cover fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, memoir, poetry, and the business of getting published. A book shop, book …

Published: July 12, 2013

2013 Professional Writers of Prescott Writing Contest

Send entries as an attachment to pwpwritingcontest@gmail.com with entry form located on contest website. Must be 18 or older to enter. Max 3,000 words for fiction and nonfiction. Max five pages for poem/collection of poems.

Published: July 12, 2013

The New Rivers Press Electronic Book Series

New Rivers Press, a 45-year-old, not-for-profit literary press at Minnesota State University Moorhead, is seeking manuscripts from new and emerging authors in the genres of Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller/Suspense, Westerns, Young Adult, Inspirational and all sub-genres, for The New Rivers Press Electronic Book Series, an eBook-only series of popular fiction titles with …

Published: July 8, 2013