Nonfiction

Chanticleer Writing Contests & Competitions for 2017

With 14 genre competitions, Chanticleer is looking for the best of the very best. All First in Category Winning Titles will be placed in the queue to receive a coveted Chanticleer Book Review Package (value $345) and go on to compete for the category Grand Prize, the lucky winner will be named Best in their …

Published: January 5, 2017

2017 Past-Year Memoir Contest

Gotham invites you to look back at 2016 and write about it. Specifically, we want you to tell us a true story from your life in 2016…in only 16 words. (You can use a title, but that will count toward your word limit.) We want a personal story from your life, which can be hilarious, …

Published: January 5, 2017

St. Martin’s Press’ Who Can You Trust? contest

In celebration of our upcoming publication of the thriller A Divided Spy by Charles Cumming, St. Martin’s Press is sponsoring a writing contest. The winning entries will be published in the ebook and paperback versions of A Divided Spy. I thought the contest may be of interest to your readers. Entrants are to write up …

Published: January 5, 2017

Spring Rejuvenation for Writers

Come out of hibernation and join your fellow writers for a day of writing, relaxation, and reflection at the Spring Rejuvenation for Writers. Bring what you are working on, your laptop, your notes, and your imagination. You’ll be provided with a quiet space to work on that scene, that metaphor, that passage. Two workshops will …

Published: January 5, 2017

Chanticleer Author Conference

Come and enjoy 3 days of instruction on how to improve your marketing skills and sell more books, located at the beautiful Hotel Bellwether, at Squalicum Harbor on beautiful Bellingham Bay, in Bellingham, Washington conveniently located between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C.

Published: January 5, 2017

Dangerous Creations: Real-life Frankenstein Stories

In the summer of 1816, in response to a challenge from friends to write the most terrifying possible ghost story, the young Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley dreamed up the story of a young scientist and his monstrous creation. The “Frankenstein monster” has fascinated the imagination ever since. In conjunction with the ASU Frankenstein Bicentennial Project, Creative …

Published: November 21, 2016

Adaptation

or the summer 2017 issue, Creative Nonfiction magazine is seeking submissions for a special issue devoted to the theme of “adaptation”—original essays illuminating the ways in which the need to keep up with a rapidly-changing world drives the work of scientists, designers, thinkers, innovators, farmers, soldiers, medical professionals, teachers, and others and affects the lives …

Published: November 21, 2016

The Dialogue between Science and Religion

The Dialogue Between Science & Religion Deadline: December 12, 2016 Science and religion, despite their rich, interwoven history, are too often portrayed as opposites in nearly every way. As part of a larger effort to facilitate dialogue between these two ways of knowing the world, Creative Nonfiction and Issues in Science and Technology are seeking …

Published: November 21, 2016

The Dialogue between Science and Religion

The Dialogue Between Science & Religion Deadline: December 12, 2016 Science and religion, despite their rich, interwoven history, are too often portrayed as opposites in nearly every way. As part of a larger effort to facilitate dialogue between these two ways of knowing the world, Creative Nonfiction and Issues in Science and Technology are seeking …

Published: November 21, 2016

San Francisco Writers Conference

What will be happening at the SFWC? The event spans four days (five if you count the free session on Wednesday evening!) The event is packed with 100+ sessions for writers–from the craft of writing to the business of publishing. There is copious networking with the very people who can advance your writing career; a …

Published: November 21, 2016