theOffice’s 6 Month Fellowship (LA Writers)

Looking for a writer’s sanctuary? A place where you can leave the distractions of life behind and just sit down in peace to put words on the page? That’s what we offer here at theOffice – a quiet, communal workspace on the westside of Los Angeles. We have a roster filled with A-list screenwriters, novelists …

Published: March 24, 2015

The V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize

The judges for this year are Philip Hensher, Adam Mars-Jones and Rose Tremain. Entries should be written in English and 2,000-4,000 words in length. Entrants must be citizens of the UK, the Republic of Ireland or Commonwealth countries or have been a resident in one of the aforementioned countries for the past three years.

Published: March 23, 2015

HIGHFIELD PRESS’ “Picture Worth 1000 Words” Spring 2015 Essay Contest

HIGHFIELD PRESS’ “Picture Worth 1000 Words” Spring 2015 Essay Contest $20 ENTRY FEE. Highfield Press invites writers to submit an unpublished essay (500-1000 words) inspired by the theme “Spring Fever.” Submission may be a personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, commentary, travel piece, historical account, biography or short story. It must reflect the inspirational photo …

Published: March 23, 2015

“Unknown” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent

| Theme: This call theme is “Unknown” A concept that is beyond the range of one’s knowledge, experience or understanding. A thing that is strange, unfamiliar and obscure. A place that is not discovered, explored or identified. A person who is not famous, not seen, not heard. A feeling that is silent, not shared, not within. …

Published: March 22, 2015

Rollick Magazine – Modern Ingenue

We are seeking submissions from contemporary writers, thinkers, poets, artists and creators on the theme of “Modern Ingenue.” We are set to launch on 30 March 2015, and have opened up submissions in anticipation of this exciting launch date! You can send in essays, poems, short stories, memoirs, confessionals, experimental writing, post cards, reviews (of …

Published: March 20, 2015

Room Magazine’s Annual CNF Contest

This year, Room‘s annual CNF contest will be judged by Ayelet Tsabari, who just won the Sam Rohr Prize. Room Magazine is Canada’s oldest feminist literary journal and only publishes work written by writers who identify as woman and/or trans*.

Published: March 19, 2015

Left Bank Writers Retreat

The six-day Left Bank Writers Retreat in Paris includes morning writing sessions and experimenting with style and genres for a maximum of eight writers. Also included: lunch daily, admission to museums and area sights, an excursion to Montmartre, a picnic on the banks of the Seine and a literary tour visiting many of the sites featured …

Published: March 19, 2015

NF 4 NF Nonfiction Conference for Children’s Writers

Nonfiction writers are eight times more likely to be published than fiction writers. Common Core Standards have increased the demand for quality NF. Find out how to use your writing talents to create excellent biographies, science and history books and articles for kids. Faculty includes Candace Fleming, Peggy Thomas, Melissa Stewart, Karen Blumenthal and Nancy I. Sanders. …

Published: March 18, 2015

A Rally of Writers

A Rally of Writers will be held on April 18, 2015. This annual one-day conference, in its 28th year, features a keynoter and 16 breakout sessions led by published Michigan authors in several genres of writing. Keynoter Jack Lessenberry is the senior political analyst who delivers daily essays and commentary on Michigan Radio and NPR. …

Published: March 18, 2015

Stonecoast Writers’ Conference

37th Annual Stonecoast Writers’ Conference Portland, Maine July 19-25, 2015 Don’t bring a book on your vacation. Take a vacation with your book! Writing workshops in the foodiest town in New England. Prize-winning faculty include: Peter Behrens, Elizabeth Peavey, Lewis Robinson and Betsy Sholl. Workshops span four genres and cater to a variety of experience …

Published: March 16, 2015