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

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

The Crime Novelist

Submit your finished sci-fi novel of 40,000 words or more for the chance to win $1000

Published: January 5, 2017

Words & Brushes

SHORT STORIES WANTED. Words & Brushes currently has a contest collaboration that pairs paintings with short stories. We have a select group of painting that writers chose from in the image gallery and use their creative prowess to write a short story around that piece. The judges top selection will receive a cash award and …

Published: January 5, 2017

Legendary Women’s Third Annual Literary Contest

This year, we want women that go for greatness. As a co-founder put it: Alexandra Hamilton — It’s about women who are not throwing away their shot. They are seizing an opportunity or making opportunities and leaving their mark. These characters only get one shot and they are driven to become LEGENDARY.

Published: January 5, 2017

Middle-Grade Fiction Novel Writing Contest – The Gertrude Warner Awards

Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring stories of all shapes and sizes written to an audience between the ages of about eight to twelve. Contemporary, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery, Paranormal, Historical, Adventure we will put them to the test and choose the best Middle-Grade Books among them.

Published: January 5, 2017

The Furious Gazelle’s 2017 February Writing Contest

Valentine’s Day alone is about love, hate, fine lines between emotions, heartbreak, loneliness, togetherness, etc. With all that riding on one day, we’ve decided to go ahead and celebrate the whole damn month. Join us as we consider the many wonderful things jammed into the year’s shortest month. Whatever you can connect to the great …

Published: January 5, 2017

Fabula Press Nivalis Short Story Contest 2017

Fabula Press ( is a small publishing house catering to the literary fiction market. Twice a year, we run international short story contests on the web, and publish the top entries in the form of an anthology (both in print and digital formats). We are currently seeking submissions for our winter short story contest styled …

Published: January 5, 2017