Yungstr is an online start up that matches writers to agents by genre. We host open pitch meetings online between agents and writers with the hopes of helping writers get discovered. Our pitch meetings are affordable, done from the comfort of your own home and informative. They are done in a one-on-one phone call setting and …

Published: August 17, 2015

Hunger Mountain

Hunger Mountain is both a print and online journal of the arts. We publish fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, visual art, young adult and children’s writing and literary odds and ends. Our print issue comes out annually in the fall, and our online content changes on a regular basis. Our mission is to cultivate engagement with …

Published: August 14, 2015

Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize

The Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize is an annual contest for the best writing in the boundless field of creative nonfiction. It is a chance for your creative nonfiction to be read by Hunger Mountain editors and guest judges. One first place winner receives $1,000 and publication. Two runners-up receive $100 each. The postmark deadline …

Published: August 12, 2015

Kansas Author’s Club

2015 Convention Speakers and Topics Thomas Fox Averill: Know What You’re Doing: Craft, structure, genre, story in fiction writing Mark Bouton: Tips for Writing a Novel Elle Lothlorien: Dating Your Book: Understanding the Amazon Algorithm Through Online Dating Esther Luttrell: Creating Dynamic Dialogue and Believable Characters and Writing and Publishing an Autobiography that’s More than …

Published: August 11, 2015

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Highfield Press invites writers to submit an unpublished essay (500-1,000 words) inspired by the theme “Autumn Leaves” and the photo shown on the contest page:!autumn-2015-contest/cn2c Submissions may be personal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

New Millennium Writings Awards

New Millennium Writings promotes new and emerging writers of poetry, fiction, short-short fiction and nonfiction by showcasing their works alongside profiles and interviews of famous writers and through generous awards that have totaled more than $200,000. Over the past 20 years, New Millennium Writings has: • Published more than 1,500 new and emerging writers • …

Published: July 28, 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