Poetry

Blue Flower Arts Winter Writers’ Conference

Provides workshops, readings and panels in a community setting. Includes meals and one-on-one time with the master writers and other participants. Workshops led by Pam Houston (fiction), Mark Doty (memoir) and Richard Blanco (poetry). Limited to thirteen writers for each of the three genres.

Published: October 7, 2013

“Dark” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent

The competition theme is Dark. Shadows, expectation, foreboding, mystery, villains, secrets, memories, challenges, hauntings. Show us the darkness you have imagined. 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 Previously published or unpublished are eligible.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.

Published: October 1, 2013

2013 Creative Justice Winter Chapbook Competitions

2013 Creative Justice Winter Chapbook Competitions in Fiction, Non-Fiction and Poetry Electronic submissions only. Submissions will be accepted until December 30, 2013. All entrants will be considered for publication in our 2014 Anthologies, All Poetry is Prayer Vol II, True? Vol. I – nonfiction, or Graphite Vol. I – a fiction anthology. Winner and finalists …

Published: October 1, 2013

Writing Sucess in the Digital Age

Panels will cover topics such as copyright law, social media, multimedia writing, self-publishing on a budget, business tips and the future of publishing. Speakers include writers, publishers, marketing consultants, editors, and agents. Space is limited to 75 participants.

Published: September 26, 2013

Longleaf Press 2014 Poetry Chapbook Contest

The contest is open to residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Virginia, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida who have not yet published a full-length collection of poetry. Submit: Title page with title only 18-23 pages of poetry $20 entry fee Self-addressed, stamped envelope Separate cover sheet (with name, address, phone, e-mail) NO NAME …

Published: September 26, 2013

North Carolina Writers’ Network 2013 Fall Conference

The 2013 North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference will be held from November 15 to November 17 at the Holiday Inn Resort in Wrightsville Beach, NC. The conference offers workshops and master classes in creative nonfiction, fiction and poetry, as well as panels, lectures and workshops on indie publishing, publishers and agents, marketing for writers, …

Published: September 12, 2013

Nimrod Journal’s Conference for Readers and Writers

Join Nimrod International Journal for an all-day writing conference with workshops in fiction, poetry, memoir, YA fantasy, finding a literary agent, and more. Also featured will be panel discussions, readings, and the chance to sit down for a one-on-one editing session with an experienced editor. Key guests include fiction writers Cristina García and Joan Leegant; …

Published: September 12, 2013

Harpur Palate’s Milton Kessler Memorial Prize for Poetry

Harpur Palate’s Milton Kessler Memorial Prize for Poetry is open to all writers who submit unpublished poems in any style, form or genre. The $15 entry fee includes a one-year subscription to Harpur Palate. No more than 5 poems per entry. The winner receives a $500 prize, publication in the winter issue of Harpur Palate, …

Published: September 12, 2013

Vern Cowles Poetry Book Prize

The Cowles Prize is given annually for a full-length poetry manuscript. Submit a hardcopy manuscript of 48 – 100 pages, any style or theme, with a $25 entry fee by April 1 to Southeast Missouri State University Press, Cowles Poetry Book Prize, 1 University Plaza, Mail Stop 2650, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. Blind judging. Visit …

Published: September 12, 2013

The Time & Place Prize

The second annual Time & Place Prize is now welcoming submissions from all writing genres. Last year we received wide-ranging entries from four continents. Submissions must be limited to 5,000 words and in PDF or Word formats. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older. The winner of the Time & Place Prize is …

Published: September 12, 2013