Nonfiction

HIGHFIELD PRESS – “Picture Worth 1000 Words” Autumn 2015 Essay Contest

Highfield Press invites writers to submit an unpublished essay (500-1,000 words) inspired by the theme “Autumn Leaves” and the photo shown on the contest page: http://highfieldpress.wix.com/contests#!autumn-2015-contest/cn2c Submissions may be personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, commentary, travel piece, historical account, biography or short story. Writers retain all rights.

Published: July 30, 2015

Hippo Reads Summer 2015 Contest

For many, summer heat signals a little extra time for deeper thinking, leisurely writing and a return to projects that were abandoned during the colder months. In enthusiastic support of this season of conversations that carry on late into the warm evenings, Hippo Reads will be running a contest to display the fruits of your …

Published: July 14, 2015

Essaymama’s Summer Essay Writing Contest

Terms and Conditions Deadline – October 1, 2015. Submit your essays from July 6 until October 1, 2015. Judging Criteria Essays will be checked by EssayMama team of professional writers and editors from October 1 to October 8, 2015. Scale – from 0 to 100 points. You can get extra points for extra social sharing (see …

Published: July 13, 2015

Rollick Magazine – Call for Submissions on Theme of Frantic

Submissions are now open for Rollick’s Frantic issue. Reverberating with frenetic energy and endless possibilities, frantic declares a high-octane existence in a brave new world. Frantic connotes rapid movement, bustling cities and converging (even conflicting) ambitions. It may be overtly frenzied or concealed behind a shroud of disquiet and secret. Rollick’s mandate is to attract …

Published: July 4, 2015

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Join Nimrod International Journal for an all-day writing conference with workshops in fiction, poetry, memoir, young adult fantasy, finding a literary agent and more. Also featured will be 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 Karen Russell and Molly …

Published: June 29, 2015

First Annual Short Fiction and Non-Fiction Contest

Story|Houston is looking for previously unpublished narratives of 3,000 to 6,000 words. Guest judge Lacy M. Johnson, author of the memoirs Trespasses and The Other Side, says, “Send me stories (fictional or nonfictional) that are at once urgent and elegant, risky and insightful; that have never been told before, that burst at the seams, that …

Published: June 29, 2015

Di Angelo Publications

We are a modernized publishing firm with an interest in all genres. We accept submissions at [email protected] year round. All submissions are reviewed.

Published: June 29, 2015

TulipTree’s Stories That Need to Be Told Contest

The stories we tell ourselves and each other shape our lives and how we live with others, that’s why we want to hear your stories. Whether you consider it fiction or nonfiction, or even poetry, if it tells a story, it fits!

Published: June 26, 2015

Essay Contest – Biting the Bullet: Women Define Courage

This contest is a women’s mini-memoir essay contest. It is designed to encourage and support confidence in the broad female community by sharing a woman’s panoramic perspective on courage through stories of women living courageously.

Published: June 25, 2015