Science Fiction

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Award For Imaginative Fiction

Rosebud is pleased to announce the fifth biennial Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Competition for Imaginative Fiction. Original unpublished works of fantasy, science fiction, mystery and horror are welcome, but the editors are also open to any stories that reach beyond the boundaries of those genres, take a variety of literary and creative risks and tell a …

Published: July 22, 2013

The New Rivers Press Electronic Book Series

New Rivers Press, a 45-year-old, not-for-profit literary press at Minnesota State University Moorhead, is seeking manuscripts from new and emerging authors in the genres of Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller/Suspense, Westerns, Young Adult, Inspirational and all sub-genres, for The New Rivers Press Electronic Book Series, an eBook-only series of popular fiction titles with …

Published: July 8, 2013

3 Seas Literary Agency

3 Seas is a full-service literary agency, and we’re all about building our authors’ careers! We represent more than 50 authors who write romance, women’s fiction, science fiction/fantasy, thrillers, young adult and middle grade fiction as well as select nonfiction titles. In the twelve years since the agency doors were opened, our agents have successfully …

Published: June 22, 2013

Novel-In-Progress Bookcamp, sponsored by the Wisconsin Writers Association

A 6-day, all-included workshop for writers in all genres working on a novel or creative nonfiction book. Instructional classes, one-on-one consultations, group critique sessions, guest speakers, special activities, all focused on your work in progress. Held at a retreat center and spa in Southeast Wisconsin. The WWA is a 64-year-old volunteer organization of writers, promoting …

Published: June 21, 2013

L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest

Awards short fiction up to 17,000 words written by emerging sci-fi, fantasy and horror writers. The contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium. Quarterly deadlines June 30, 2013; September 30, 2013; December …

Published: May 30, 2013

American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest

Aims to find new creative and compelling film narratives and introduce the next generation of screenwriters to the leading production companies. The winner and ten finalists will be considered for representation by various agencies and for film option by big name studios. Judged by Francis Ford Coppola and the American Zoetrope staff. Early deadline: Aug. …

Published: May 30, 2013

New York Book Festival Author of the Year

The 2013 New York Book Festival is accepting submissions of published, self-published and independently published non-fiction, fiction, children’s books, young adult, how-to, poetry, wild card (anything goes!), unpublished stories, science fiction/horror, photography/art, spiritual, business, romance, cookbooks, compilations/anthologies and biography/autobiography works. The winner will be selected based on story-telling ability and the potential of the work …

Published: May 20, 2013