Nonfiction

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Submit unpublished personal essays up to 8,000 words, any topic; all entries considered for publication.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

24PearlStreet

Building on the Work Center’s tradition of creative excellence and community, 24PearlStreet offers an engaging online learning experience led by nationally recognized poets and writers. At 24PearlStreet, you can focus on doing your best work under the guidance of exceptional faculty, no matter where you are or what your schedule. The program runs in three …

Published: June 22, 2013

3 Seas Literary Agency

3 Seas is a full-service literary agency, and we’re all about building our authors’ careers! We represent more than 50 authors who write romance, women’s fiction, science fiction/fantasy, thrillers, young adult and middle grade fiction as well as select nonfiction titles. In the twelve years since the agency doors were opened, our agents have successfully …

Published: June 22, 2013

Elephant Rock Summer Solstice Retreat for Writing and Yoga

Breathe ~ Create ~ Transform Elephant Rock Summer Solstice Retreat for Writing and Yoga June 16 – June 21, 2013 Beautiful and Secluded Stout’s Island Lodge, Wisconsin Be ignited by summer’s fiery muse. Be challenged and inspired … and laugh – a lot! – while becoming a fertile ground for creativity as you tap into …

Published: June 21, 2013

Novel-In-Progress Bookcamp, sponsored by the Wisconsin Writers Association

A 6-day, all-included workshop for writers in all genres working on a novel or creative nonfiction book. Instructional classes, one-on-one consultations, group critique sessions, guest speakers, special activities, all focused on your work in progress. Held at a retreat center and spa in Southeast Wisconsin. The WWA is a 64-year-old volunteer organization of writers, promoting …

Published: June 21, 2013

Eric Hoffer Award for Short Prose

Offers prize and anthology publication for unpublished short fiction or creative nonfiction up to 10,000 words. Online submissions only. No simultaneous submissions. Writers can submit one story per quarter. Quarterly deadlines June 30, 2013; September 30, 2013; December 31, 2013.

Published: May 30, 2013