Theme: Writing Florida: The First 500 Years Fountains of youth, conquistadors and missionaries, robber barons, land scams, mosquitoes, hurricanes, hanging chads, spring break, retirement villages—the stuff of life. OUR GOAL: To bring together writers, editors, agents, publishers, book sellers, grant administrators, directors of writers’ colonies and retreats, and other interested folk in one place. We’ll …
Submit poetry, any style, up to 500 words. Submit short fiction up to 1,500 words. Open to all writers. Submit by postal mail.
Submit entries to the writing contests in the following categories: fiction, short-short fiction, poetry and nonfiction. Fiction and nonfiction: submit up to 6,000 words; short-short fiction up to 1,000 words. Poetry: submit 1-3 poems, up to a total of five pages. Submit from website only.
Submit short stories, essays or poems, any theme or genre. All entries considered for publication. Submit by online submission manager or postal mail.
Awards prizes in the categories of novel, short fiction and poetry. Submit unpublished work by postal mail. Submit only the first 40 pages of a novel, one short story or five poems.
Offers challenging and supportive workshops that focus on starting new material with feedback from award-winning faculty. Choose from novel, young adult, creative nonfiction, memoir, songwriting or poetry.
Learn about the art, craft and business of writing with lectures and workshops. Offers approximately 80 classes. Faculty include authors, agents, publishers and publicists.
Offers workshops in fiction, narrative nonfiction and poetry, plus roundtables, panel discussions, readings, individual manuscript consultations, book signings and cocktail receptions. Featured authors include Andre Dubus III, Attica Locke and Dennis Lehane.
The competition theme is Figures. Human beauty, creature shadows, unexpected forms. Reveal the figures you have imagined. Submissions including diverse interpretations of the human figure will be considered. Entries may include fiction, non-fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 1000 words). Previously published or unpublished are eligible. Writers retain copyrights.
The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Pacific Lutheran University is an innovative process-oriented program in the fields of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction intended for independent adults who wish to develop and pursue careers as writers. The program offers a substantial range of on- and off-campus experiences, including the mentorship of nationally …