Nonfiction

Baal Hamon Publishers

Seeks manuscripts with strong Christian themes. Manuscripts must be previously checked by a professional Christian editor. “Baal Hamon Publishers is an imprint of the Joy and Truth Christian Ministry, hence our preference is for books with strong Christian themes. This does not mean that we publish only religious books. It does mean, however, that we …

Published: October 29, 2013

Top of the Mountain Book Award

First 25 pages of a novel-length manuscript, plus a 5-page synopsis. Contest is open to both published and unpublished authors. Submission must be a previously unpublished work. Winner will be announced at the Northern Colorado Writer’s Conference March 28, 2014.

Published: October 28, 2013

Yoga Writing Contest

Combine the art of writing with the spirit of yoga. Pick up a pen and paper and write down yoga stories that will inspire, educate, enthuse or simply entertain others about the yoga world, yoga community or yoga practice. Submit stories, memoirs, essays, poetry, etc before the end of March 2014 for the chance to …

Published: October 28, 2013

Writers’ Workshop @ Your Library

Nationally prominent authors and professional writing instructors offer a FREE day of practical information and inspiring advice for new or experienced authors Presentations begin at 9:30 a.m. with Susan Sloate delivering the keynote address, “Living the Writer’s Life.” Sabrina Jeffries, Carole Boston Weatherford, Annette Dunlap will also offer presentations.

Published: October 28, 2013

Red Hen Press

Seeks novels, memoirs, creative nonfiction, short story collections and books of poetry. Submit through electronic submissions manager. Charges $20 reading fee.

Published: October 7, 2013

Green Writers Press

Seeks fiction, short stories, poetry and environmental essays that help foster a sustainable environment. Publishes its titles with environmentally-responsible practices and materials. Email submissions.

Published: October 7, 2013

YoungArts 2014

In recognition of up-and-coming artists, YoungArts awards • Cash prizes of up to $10,000 • Access to scholarships, professional contacts and career opportunities including the chance to appear in YoungArts MasterClass on HBO • Opportunities to participate in master classes with renowned artists such as Edward Albee and John Guare and collaborate with artists from …

Published: October 7, 2013

Oregon Quarterly Northwest Perspectives Essay Contest

Seeks outstanding nonfiction writing with a northwest perspective. Offers both open and student categories. All finalists will be invited to participate in a writing workshop with the contest judge. Maximum 2,000 words for the open category, 1,500 words for the student contest. Submit by regular mail.

Published: October 7, 2013

The Crazyhorse Prizes

Submit fiction, poetry or essays online between Jan. 1 and Jan. 31. Max 25 pages for fiction and nonfiction or three poems.

Published: October 7, 2013

University of North Dakota Writers Conference

Free and open to the public, the conference features author readings and presentations, a film festival, fiction and poetry workshops, meet-the-author sessions and panel discussions. Featured authors and artists include Robert Pinsky, Jessica Lott, Sarah Leavitt and Brian Maxwell.

Published: October 7, 2013