Poetry

Writing in the Pines

Tired of winter? Tired of being cold? Tired of writing the same thing or not writing at all? Leave your winter doldrums at home and join us in the heart of the New Jersey Pinelands, where spring will be breaking through the sandy soil. Let this getaway revitalize and inspire you as you set some …

Published: March 11, 2015

Indiana Review 2015 Poetry Prize

The Indiana Review is now open to submissions for its 2015 Poetry Prize, judged by Eduardo C. Corral. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication. All entries are considered for publication, and all entries are considered anonymously. Multiple entries are okay, as long as a separate reading fee is included with each entry. For complete …

Published: March 8, 2015

Northern Colorado Writers Conference

Join Northern Colorado Writers for a roaring good time at the Fort Collins Hilton, for the 10th annual writer’s conference March 27-28, 2015. Hearken back to a golden age of writing, when rules were challenged and words flowed like jazz music and champagne. Mingle with authors of all levels and genres. Meet with agents and …

Published: February 13, 2015

Dream Quest One Poetry Contest – Summer 2015

Open to anyone who enjoys expressing innermost thoughts and feelings through the beautiful literary art of poetry. Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer, on any subject, theme, form or style for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $425. Visit Official Rules for guidelines: http://www.dreamquestone.com/rules.html

Published: February 9, 2015

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, a five-day fête celebrating its eponymous playwright, his works and literary life in the adopted city he called his “spiritual home,” features two days of master classes; a roster of lively discussions among distinguished panelists; celebrity interviews; theater, food and music events; a scholars conference; short fiction, poetry and …

Published: February 5, 2015

Carteret Writers 2015 Contest

Contest categories include flash fiction, fiction, nonfiction, poetry and children’s. If fewer than ten entries from ten different participants are received for a category, that category will be dropped and the entry fee will be refunded. Winning entries will be published in the 2015 edition of our literary journal, Shoal. Entries awarded honorable mention may …

Published: February 4, 2015

Tethered by Letters’ Winter Literary Contests

We are currently accepting submissions for our short story contest (1,000 to 7,500 words, open genre), flash fiction contest (55, 250, or 500 words), and poetry contest (max of three pages per poem). TBL strives to publish writers with engaging stories, vivid characters and fresh writing styles. All winners will be published in Tethered by …

Published: February 2, 2015

MUD SEASON REVIEW

A monthly online digital and annual print literary and art journal seeking the best in fiction, non-fiction, poetry and visual art. We seek deeply human work that will teach us something about life, but also about the craft of writing or visual art; work that is original in its approach and opens up new ways …

Published: January 31, 2015

The Fresher Writing Prize 2015

We are delighted to launch The Fresher Writing Prize 2015, the annual award established by Fresher Publishing to encourage and support new writers. There are various categories to enter, from the short story to poetry and scriptwriting to creative non-fiction, and our prizes have been carefully selected to help new writers get their foot onto …

Published: January 24, 2015

Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition

The Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition accepts one-poem submissions. The contest awards the winner $200 and publication in storySouth. Eligibility and Guidelines The competition is open to any writer who is a legal resident of North Carolina or a member of the North Carolina Writers’ Network. The postmark deadline is March 1 Entries can be submitted …

Published: January 23, 2015