Nonfiction

North Carolina Writers’ Network 2013 Fall Conference

The 2013 North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference will be held from November 15 to November 17 at the Holiday Inn Resort in Wrightsville Beach, NC. The conference offers workshops and master classes in creative nonfiction, fiction and poetry, as well as panels, lectures and workshops on indie publishing, publishers and agents, marketing for writers, …

Published: September 12, 2013

Harpur Palate Prize for Creative Nonfiction

The brand-new Harpur Palate Prize for Creative Nonfiction is open to all writers who submit unpublished creative nonfiction short story submissions under 8000 words. You may enter as many stories as you wish. No more than one piece per entry. The $15 entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate. The winner receives a …

Published: September 12, 2013

Midlife Collage Contests

Free, weekly writing contest for a cash prize. We collect submissions 24/7; it’s a rolling deadline. Must be age 40 or older to enter a short story. See submissions page for guidelines. Go to our Calendar page and watch the short videos for topic ideas.

Published: September 12, 2013

The Time & Place Prize

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 …

Published: September 12, 2013

The Missouri Review’s 23rd Annual Editors’ Prize

$15,000 in prizes. Send your best fiction, poetry or essay for a chance to win. Winners and select runners up will be published in The Missouri Review. Enter by mail or online. Entry fee includes a one-year subscription to The Missouri Review. For more information visit the Missouri Review website.

Published: August 29, 2013

Writer Advice’s 2nd Scintillating Starts Contest

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.

Published: August 13, 2013

Anaphora Literary Press

The Anaphora Literary Press was started as an academic press with the publication of the Pennsylvania Literary Journal (PLJ) in 2009. In the Winter of 2010, Anaphora began accepting book-length submissions. Anaphora has now published over 60 creative and non-fiction books. John Paul Jaramillo’s collection of short stories received an honorable mention for the Latino …

Published: August 13, 2013

Goddard College

Offers concentrations in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, memoir, playwriting, screenwriting, graphic novels and cross-genre

Published: August 8, 2013