Poetry

Live Free and Write

Join us in New Hampshire for a supportive writing retreat. Enjoy the refreshing New England summer with plentiful writing time, encouraging workshops, homemade meals and time to relax. Choose from “Reimagining Memoir” with Mimi Schwartz or “Free-Writing Intensive” with Douglas Goetsch; retreat hosted by Peter Murphy.

Published: April 9, 2014

Lakefly Literary Conference

Gain insight in the craft and business of writing at the Lakefly Literary Conference 2014, a two-day conference on May 9-10, for beginning and established writers of all genres at the Oshkosh Premier Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center in Oshkosh, WI. Scheduled speakers include: bestselling author Hallie Ephron, novelist John DeDakis, journalist Bill Lueders, poet …

Published: April 9, 2014

Vallum Contemporary Poetry

Founded in 2000 and based in Montreal, Vallum magazine is published biannually. Valllum provides a forum for emerging artists to interact with more established figures while giving them exposure and the confidence to continue with their art. As one of Canada’s top poetry journals with an international focus, Vallum encourages dialogue between Quebec and the …

Published: March 4, 2014

The Provenance Prize: Creative Writing on Antiques

The Provenance Prize is presented to a writer who captures the imagined history of an object in a creative and compelling way. Antiques are more than just old stuff. They hold stories, often untold, about their origins, about where they’ve gone, about the people who made and owned them. Old things hold unknowable secrets, but …

Published: March 4, 2014

SLS 2014 Unified Literary Contest

Summer Literary Seminars is very excited to announce our 2014 Literary Contest! It will be held this year in affiliation with Fence Magazine. We are also thrilled to continue our three contest partnerships, with prizes sponsored by the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Center for Fiction, St. Petersburg Review and the esteemed Graywolf Press. …

Published: March 4, 2014

Knightville Poetry Contest

$1,000 for an exceptional poem in any form. Three poems per entry. Up to 150 lines per poem.  Judged by National Book Award Finalist and author of ”Fast Animal” TIM SEIBLES. Contest winners and all finalists get one free copy of The New Guard, and each submission will be carefully considered for publication. Final judging is blind.

Published: February 24, 2014

theOffice Fellowship

We are once again offering a FREE 6-MONTH FELLOWSHIP to theOffice. theOffice is a quiet, communal workspace in Brentwood, CA. Our members get free coffee & tea, wifi, Aeron chairs and peace of mind, all in the company of likeminded writers. The fellowship works like this: You send us a sample of your best piece …

Published: February 24, 2014

Brighthorse Book Prize

Brighthorse Books will award three book prizes for 2014: $1,000 and publication for a novel, a collection of poetry and a collection of short fiction. Reading period: Feb 15-June 15. $25 entry fee. All manuscripts entered will be considered for publication. Submit through https://brighthorsebooks.submittable.com/submit.

Published: February 24, 2014

William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition

Accepting entries in eight categories: novel, novella, book-length narrative nonfiction, novel-in-progress, short story, essay, poetry and short story by a high school student. Only unpublished work accepted. No self-published or web-published material. See website for category details. Submit by regular mail.

Published: February 19, 2014