Poetry

Stonecoast Writers’ Conference

Each summer, a community of peers gathers on the coast of Maine to challenge themselves, to improve their writing and to forge new friendships. If you’re reading this, chances are you’d fit right in. At the Stonecoast Writers’ Conference you work closely with a dedicated and award-winning faculty. Daily talks and evening readings will expand …

Published: April 22, 2015

Imagine This! An ArtPrize Anthology

For writers of poetry, short stories (1500 words) and personal essays (1500 words). Submissions accepted through March 1, 2015-April 30, 2015. First Prize: $1,000, publication in third annual ArtPrize Anthology, Imagine This! Second Prize: $500 and publication in anthology. Third Prize: $250 and publication in anthology. Open to any writer over 18 writing in English. …

Published: April 22, 2015

Power of Words: Transformation, Liberation & Celebration Through the Spoken, Written & Sung Word

Join us for our 12th annual Power of Words Conference to explore how we can use our words — written, spoken or sung — to make community, deepen healing, witness one another, wake ourselves up and foster empowerment and transformation. The conference features workshops, performances, talking circles, celebration and more, featuring writers, storytellers, performers, musicians, …

Published: April 17, 2015

Page Lambert’s 18th Annual River Writing Journey for Women

ON THE RIVER OF DISCOVER WITH WOMEN OF INFLUENCE A 6-day rafting and writing retreat for women entering the crossroads of their lives—professionally, artistically, personally—the perfect time and place to inspire creative change. Featuring Special Guest Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the Denver-based American Indian College Fund. Destination: The Majestic Canyons of Utah’s …

Published: April 8, 2015

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

Brighthorse Book Prize

The Brighthorse Book Prize, now in its second year, is an annual awards series honoring unpublished novels, collections of short fiction and poetry collections. Three prizes will be given in 2015. Authors writing in English—regardless of nationality, residence or publication history—may submit to the competition. Winning manuscripts will be published by Brighthorse Books. A $1,000 …

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

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

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