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Belize Writing Conference

The Belize Writers’ Conference, April 23 – 28 2018, for fiction, creative nonfiction, and memoir writers. Join New York literary agents and authors for the perfect blend of retreat, workshop, and creative inspiration. Master Classes, critique sessions, and yoga on the beach at an ecolodge in Belize. Details: www.joeygarcia.com/events

Published: February 16, 2018

NCWN 2018 Spring Conference

The North Carolina Writers’ Network Spring Conference features intensive workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as publisher exhibits, “Lunch With an Author,” readings, an open mic, and the fourth annual “Slush Pile Live!” The faculty includes poets Emilia Philipps, Charmaine Cadeau, and Valerie Nieman; fiction writers Naima Coster and Heather Bell Adams; …

Published: February 16, 2018

Your Laugh Line’s Humorous Book Awards

Your Laugh Line wants to save the world with laughter. The organization does it through books, by finding an assortment of humorous works each week to promote to their newsletter and social media subscribers. Now they are hosting their inaugural Humorous Book Awards: a search for the funniest books published in 2017. The contest has …

Published: February 16, 2018

Lazuli Literary Group Writing Contest

Contest Description: We love work that is linguistically, intellectually, and emotionally demanding of the reader. We want literary works that grow in complexity upon each visitation. Writers we admire are Zadie Smith, Virginia Woolf, Tom Wolfe, Charles Dickens, Thomas Mann, Robert Musil, Tom Stoppard, Vladimir Nabokov and James Baldwin. Guidelines: -Both previously published and unpublished …

Published: February 16, 2018

Faith Poetry Contest

Share your thoughts or feelings about faith. No requirements on how to write it (can be free form, 5-7-5 or whatever you choose). But share your thoughts on faith to enter this poetry contest.

Published: February 16, 2018

Nerds Of The Force

A fun contest to win some strong free exposure. Share some fun works and meet new writers!

Published: January 19, 2018

Lit Fest Fellowships for Emerging Writers

Lighthouse Writers Workshop is offering four Fellowships for Emerging Writers for their annual conference, Lit Fest, in Denver this June. A poet, fiction writer, nonfiction writer, and screenwriter/playwright will each receive full tuition for a weeklong Master Workshop with Lydia Millet, Terrance Hayes, CAConard, Sheila Heti, Leslie Jamison, Min Jin Lee, Daniel Goldfarb, Charles D’Ambrosio, …

Published: January 19, 2018

2018 Manuscript Contest

The Writers’ League of Texas Manuscript Contest is open to all fiction and nonfiction writers with at least ten pages from a single work ready for sharing, regardless of whether you have a completed draft or are still writing. The 2019 Manuscript Contest gives you the chance to -Win a registration to the WLT’s 2018 …

Published: January 19, 2018

#MeToo Non-Fiction Essay Contest

The #MeToo Trigger Warning Nonfiction Essay Contest. Now open for submissions until February 18, 2018! Theme: Sexual Violence and Domestic Abuse. The winning story receives $500 + publication. Open to all writers. Emerging writers and underrepresented voices voices are encouraged to submit! Have you or someone you know survived sexual harassment, assault, rape or abuse? …

Published: January 19, 2018

Lit Fest

A two-week celebration of the literary arts, Lit Fest features seminars, parties, workshops, salons, and agent consultations at our historic mansion in Denver.

Published: January 19, 2018