Nonfiction

EssayMama Winter Essay Writing Contest

Deadline – February 29, 2016. Submit your essays from November 1, 2015 till February 19, 2016. Essays will be checked by EssayMama team of professional writers and editors from March 1 – March 8, 2016. Scale – from 0 to 100 points. You can get extra points for extra social sharing (see the information below). The final …

Published: December 26, 2015

Best Writing About Love

What does LOVE mean to you? We want your fiction, non-fiction, poetry or artwork, exploring love in any of its myriad expressions: romantic, platonic, parental and more. We know there is a whole world of love out there. Write it. Draw it. Paint it. Then send it in. All submitted works must be original and …

Published: December 20, 2015

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway

WINTER POETRY & PROSE GETAWAY Supportive. Energizing. Inspiring. January 15-18, 2016 Stockton Seaview Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ, area Special Guests: Stephen Dunn and Thomas Lux Advance your craft and energize your writing at the 23rd Annual Winter Getaway. Enjoy challenging and supportive workshops, insightful feedback and an encouraging community. Choose from fiction, nonfiction, memoir, screenwriting and …

Published: December 15, 2015

The Writer’s Hotel Master Class in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry

Via The Writer’s Hotel, you’ll take writing from your desk to the publishing marketplace, right in the heart of New York City. Before you arrive in NYC for the conference on site, TWH editors read each target manuscript twice. TWH editors also work to connect writers with publishing opportunities. The Writer’s Hotel is the writing …

Published: December 14, 2015

UNO Writing Abroad Creative Writing Contest

Four winners – one each in the categories of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and scriptwriting – will receive a $1,000 award toward attendance at the 2016 Writing Workshops in Cork, Ireland. The contest is open to graduate, undergraduate and non-degree seeking students.* Writers may submit: Fiction: 5,000 words or less, double spaced, 12-point font Creative nonfiction: 5,000 words or less, …

Published: December 13, 2015

Views on the urban future

EUROCITIES is the network of major European cities. It brings together the local governments of over 130 of Europe’s largest cities. Our general objective is to offer our members a platform for sharing knowledge and exchanging ideas. To mark the 30th anniversary of EUROCITIES in 2016, we are launching an open call to collect material to …

Published: December 2, 2015

“Portraits” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent – Deadline December 31, 2015

| Theme: Capture, illustrate, write or otherwise create your visions of people and other creatures. Portraits can be expressed in symbolic, literal, modern, traditional, abstract or completely unique ways. What portraits can your imagination create? | Eligible Submissions: Entries may include fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Previously published …

Published: November 28, 2015

The Monadnock Essay Collection Prize

We at Bauhan Publishing are pleased to announce the establishment of a new prize: The Monadnock Essay Collection Prize. The prize will be awarded for a book-length collection (120-160 pages or 50,000-60,000 words) of nonfiction essays. The essays can take any form: personal essays, memoir in essay form, narrative nonfiction, commentary, travel, historical account, etc. …

Published: November 23, 2015