Writers, publishers, editors and educators engage in literary conversation and celebration with fellow lovers of literature from across the region and the world. The conference offers more than 450 events, including public receptions, a bookfair, lectures, readings and workshops, etc. Keynote speaker: Annie Proulx.
The Gauntlet is a new format, underground writing contest for speculative fiction. We welcome pros, amateurs, hobbyists. If you can pick up a pencil or slap your fingers on some keys and write about some wicked ideas then we want you to try this contest!
Whether you’re a beginning writer or a published professional, the San Diego State University Writers’ Conference is for you. Now in its 30th year, this writers’ conference is designed to help every writer at every writing level. Learn how to improve your writing skills, develop your marketing awareness, and meet with writing professionals who can …
The second annual Time & Place Prize is now welcoming submissions from all writing genres. Last year we received wide-ranging entries from four continents. Submissions must be limited to 5,000 words and in PDF or Word formats. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older. The winner of the Time & Place Prize is …
Dark Tales is a professionally-published anthology now in its tenth year. To celebrate their anniversary, they have now re-launched our quarterly short story competition. 5,000 words or less.
Entice us. Submit the opening (up to 1500 words) of your book (any genre) to Writer Advice’s 2nd Scintillating Starts Contest. All finalists are winners (small cash award) & can say that to prospective publishers. Deadline: 10/18/13. Details at www.writeradvice.com.
Publishes romance (all genres) and horror. Also seeks already-published romances from the
Seeks agented nonfiction, plus futuristic science fiction, true crime, steampunk, YA-YA (YA written by young adults), horror, thriller, historical fiction, hard-boiled mystery, mainstream fiction, historical romance, time-travel romance and paranormal romance. Accepts email submissions only. See website for current needs.
Publishes commercial and literary fiction, historical fiction, mysteries, thrillers, suspense, romance, paranormal/horror, sci-fi/fantasy, nonfiction and young adult fiction. Submit from website form only.
LGBTQ fiction (general and genre), including action, romance, adventure, crime, mystery/ intrigue and speculative fiction (sci-fi/fantasy/ horror). Also publishes young adult fiction. Submit entire manuscript by email only.