Represents literary and commercial fiction, including stories for women, historical and multicultural stories, art-related fiction, and some mysteries and thrillers. Also represents serious nonfiction, including psychology, history, women’s issues, biography, social and political issues, cultural criticism, art, architecture, film, photography, fashion and design, and narrative nonfiction and current affairs books by journalists.
Represents authors of literary and commercial fiction and general nonfiction, with a particular interest in memoir, biography, narrative history, pop culture, sports, travel/adventure, medicine and health.
The August Agency Represents authors of a wide variety of mainstream fiction, creative nonfiction, narrative nonfiction, crime fiction, true crime, popular culture, arts and entertainment, biographies and memoirs, media/current events, political science, social sciences, history, economics, and business and technology.
Seeking literary and YA fiction, narrative nonfiction, current events, history, journalism and science. Submit queries and materials by email only.
Join Nimrod International Journal for an all-day writing conference with workshops in fiction, poetry, memoir, YA fantasy, finding a literary agent and more. Also includes 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 Cristina García and Joan Leegant; poets Aimee …
Spalding University’s 65-hour, brief-residency Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing combines superb instruction with unparalleled flexibility. During each semester, students and faculty work together at a 10-day residency (in Louisville or abroad), after which they return home to study independently with a faculty mentor through an exchange of 5 packets of writing. Areas offered: …
One evening plus two full days of workshops, two best-selling keynoters, two first ten-lines critique sessions, 32 workshops/breakout sessions, ten-minute agent pitches, ten-page manuscript evaluations, and cash prize, no fee contests for short fiction, short non-fiction, and poetry. Workshops cover fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, memoir, poetry, and the business of getting published. A book shop, book …
Send entries as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org with entry form located on contest website. Must be 18 or older to enter. Max 3,000 words for fiction and nonfiction. Max five pages for poem/collection of poems.
Submit unpublished personal essays up to 8,000 words, any topic; all entries considered for publication. Send by postal mail only.
Submit short story, 2,500 words max; personal essay/memoir, 2,500 words max; or poetry, 40 lines max. Send four copies of each entry. All winning entries will be published in the 2013 edition of SSA’s The Story Teller. All entries will receive judge’s comments.