Nonfiction

NBF Annual Legal Writing Contest

The contest is for law school or college students. To participate in the contest, students will have to submit an essay arguing how best to solve America’s student loan problem. Essay Requirements: – Submitted work must be at least 2,000 words – Submissions are due by November 15 – Submissions can be sent using the …

Published: March 4, 2014

Nowhere Magazine’s Spring 2014 Travel Writing Contest

Award-winning literary travel magazine, Nowhere, is teaming up with Outside Magazine Executive Editor Sam Moulton for the first Nowhere Spring Travel Writing Contest. We are looking for young, old, novice and veteran voices with a powerful sense of place in their writing. Stories can be fiction or nonfiction, but please indicate which at the top …

Published: March 4, 2014

This Very Breath – Flash Fiction Contest

This Very Breath looks for well written flash fiction and nonfiction. We look to publish stories that are emotional engaging. The stories we are looking for have a few twists that leave great emotional impact. We look for engaging metaphors and stunning descriptions.

Published: March 4, 2014

Wedding-Themed Contest

Looking for short stories for our wedding-themed contest. Your own true story of your wedding or any wedding or preparations of a wedding. This themed contest is subject to the same rules and guidelines as our regular weekly contests. See submissions page for the guidelines and to enter your story.

Published: March 4, 2014

Mother’s Day Contest

Looking for short stories for our Mother’s Day contest. Your own true story of your mother or being a mother. This themed contest is subject to the same rules and guidelines as our regular weekly contests. See submission page for the guidelines and to enter your story.

Published: March 4, 2014

SLS 2014 Unified Literary Contest

Summer Literary Seminars is very excited to announce our 2014 Literary Contest! It will be held this year in affiliation with Fence Magazine. We are also thrilled to continue our three contest partnerships, with prizes sponsored by the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Center for Fiction, St. Petersburg Review and the esteemed Graywolf Press. …

Published: March 4, 2014

Tell It Strange Essay & Story Contest

Choose one of the Ms. Proulx’s insightful quotes to respond to: “We’re all strange inside. We learn how to disguise our differences as we grow up.” –The Shipping News “There’s something wrong with everybody and it’s up to you to know what you can handle.” –Close Range Entries may be in any genre — including …

Published: February 24, 2014

PubSmartCon

An unprecedented gathering of publishing professionals, some of the smartest on the planet. They represent today’s broad range of publishing opportunities – self publishing, traditional, small press and hybrid. This is a new kind of event that puts emerging authors and small publishers in the driver’s seat and gives them the information they need to …

Published: February 24, 2014

theOffice Fellowship

We are once again offering a FREE 6-MONTH FELLOWSHIP to theOffice. theOffice is a quiet, communal workspace in Brentwood, CA. Our members get free coffee & tea, wifi, Aeron chairs and peace of mind, all in the company of likeminded writers. The fellowship works like this: You send us a sample of your best piece …

Published: February 24, 2014