Nonfiction

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

Our Master Class is centered on craft and the publishing industry. Each writer participates in an intensive workshop with a TWH instructor, attends lectures and seminars on craft, and is a part of our literary agent speed dating event. Writers also get to read their own original work in NYC at incredible venues. We also offer …

Published: December 12, 2014

Kauai Writers Conference

An intimate experience limited to only 150 participants, interacting with top authors, agents, and editors. The focus will be on craft, the writing life, and how to get published. Presenting authors include Vanessa Diffenbaugh, (The Language of Flowers), Jill Landis ( 26 novels), Colson Whitehead ( Zone One, The Intuitionist), Laura Moriarty (The Chaperone), and …

Published: December 12, 2014

Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise

ACCEPTING APPLICANTS UNTIL DECEMBER 10TH! Join bestselling authors Jess Walter (Beautiful Ruins, and a National Book Award Finalist) and Jacquelyn Mitchard (The Deep End of the Ocean, the first Oprah Book Club selection, and What We Lost in the Dark) for the Eleventh Annual Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise, on the shores of …

Published: December 12, 2014

Wantage (not just Betjeman) Literary Festival

This years sees a brilliant programme shaping up including Kate Adie and Andy McNab, plus a whole host of wonderful novelists, famous war historians, well-known environmentalists, biographers and poets, as well as writing workshops and talks. Not to be missed is the plotting and crime-writing workshop being run by Guardian Crime Master Class tutors Matthew …

Published: December 12, 2014

theNewerYork Department of Forms and Records

theNewerYork Department of Forms and Records is a large, desolate building. You can hear the wind whistling through our empty filing cabinets. The dazed bureaucrats in our skyscrapers have no one to direct. They have each other sign documents in triplicate out of boredom. We need your help to make our government real, because we’ll …

Published: September 8, 2014

“Red” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent – Deadline October 31, 2014

This call theme is “Red.” Fire, passion, heat, sacrifice, vitality, danger, happiness, a primary colour. What shade is your red? Entries may include fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Previously published or unpublished are eligible. Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). The mission of ArtAscent is …

Published: September 6, 2014

Bibliophilia.org: What does your avatar say about you?

An avatar can either chip away at the bland anonymity of cyberspace or it can symbolize something private to the user–or both at the same time. It can deceive, invent, re-invent, encapsulate, magnify, or downplay. An avatar can relate to a forum member’s username, but it doesn’t have to. It may or may not be …

Published: September 2, 2014

Holiday Contests

Looking for nonfiction, short stories for the fall and winter holidays (Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and other holiday celebrations). These themed contests are subject to the same rules and guidelines as our regular weekly contests. See our Submissions page for the guidelines and enter your story. Deadline is September 29.

Published: September 2, 2014

Author’s Marketing Pro

We are like a talent agency, marketing specialist, PR rep and sales firm under one roof. We get requests from Hollywood studios and producers looking for books to turn into movies and TV shows. As a subscriber, you will receive weekly emails describing the type of material our contacts are looking for, and if your …

Published: August 29, 2014

PRISM international Creative Non-Fiction Contest

PRISM international’s 2014 Creative Non-Fiction Contest is judged by Charles Demers. All 1st prize winners will be published in PRISM, and runners-up will be published at the discretion of the editors. All other entries will be considered for publication as regular submissions (for the possibility of publication in other issues of PRISM). Max. word count: …

Published: August 26, 2014