Nonfiction

B.J. Robbins Literary Agency

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.

Published: July 23, 2013

The August Agency

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.

Published: July 23, 2013

Andy Ross Literary Agency

Seeking literary and YA fiction, narrative nonfiction, current events, history, journalism and science. Submit queries and materials by email only.

Published: July 23, 2013

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

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 …

Published: July 22, 2013

Spalding University’s brief-residency MFA in Writing

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: …

Published: July 17, 2013

Hampton Roads Writers 5th Annual Writers’ Conference

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 …

Published: July 12, 2013

2013 Professional Writers of Prescott Writing Contest

Send entries as an attachment to pwpwritingcontest@gmail.com 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.

Published: July 12, 2013

Literal Latté Essay Awards

Submit unpublished personal essays up to 8,000 words, any topic; all entries considered for publication. Send by postal mail only.

Published: July 5, 2013

Society of Southwestern Authors Writing Contest

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.

Published: July 2, 2013