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Kauai Writers Conference

The 2018 Kauai Writers Conference offers keynote talks by distinguished authors, one-on-one workshops led by literary agents, editors and other publishing experts, and intensive master classes to inspire writers of fiction, narrative non-fiction, memoir, screenplays and poetry, and help all conference participants find their path to publication. Our world class faculty includes bestselling authors Jane …

Published: January 19, 2018

Share Your Story

What’s your story? Was there an event in your life that stands out that you can put on paper? Do you do something unique each year that you can share. Write about our life for this writing contest.

Published: January 5, 2018

Breakout Eight Writers Prize

Epiphany is partnering with the Authors Guild to honor and support outstanding emerging literary voices and bring visibility to the writers of our future by choosing eight breakout student writers. Applications will be submitted by individual writers. They must include a creative work and a “Statement of Interest” including the author’s enrollment status and university, …

Published: January 5, 2018

Enizagam

Enizagam is a literary journal featuring poetry, fiction, and interviews by writers from all over the world. Our content is comprised of submissions from writers living in the U.S. and beyond, as well as the winning and finalist entries of our annual contest: the Enizagam Literary Awards in Poetry and Fiction. Enizagam holds First North …

Published: January 5, 2018

Killer Nashville International Writers’ Conference 2018

The Killer Nashville International Writers’ Conference was created in 2006 by author/filmmaker Clay Stafford in an effort to bring together forensic experts, writers, and fans of crime and thriller literature. Our objective is simple: to educate and empower aspiring and established writers, and connect them with other industry professionals. We pride ourselves on our intense, …

Published: January 5, 2018

DISQUIET International Literary Program

Join Portuguese and North American writers for two weeks of workshops, readings, craft talks, cultural exchange and creative community in the heart of one of Europe’s most intriguing cities. 2018 faculty to include Molly Antopol, Denise Duhamel, Erica Dawson, Arthur Flowers, Annie Liontas, Robert Olmstead, Chanan Tigay, Katherine Vaz, Terri Witek, and many more. Financial aid available …

Published: December 1, 2017

Lazuli Literary Group Writing Contest

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 works are …

Published: December 1, 2017

Snake Nation Review Young Writers’ Competition

Publishing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry as well as showcasing photography and art, this literary journal welcomes submissions by young adults nationwide throughout the year until January 2018. Essays contain a 5,000 word limit, and poetry contains a 60 line limit. Previously published work is not accepted: all well-written, standout compositions on any topic …

Published: December 1, 2017

Search.University Essay Scholarship Contest

Search.University, a vast database of colleges and universities, announces a $2,000 scholarship contest to help students achieve their goals. We provide information on U.S. educational institutions to help students make the right choice, and are happy to run a contest to encourage current students to help others too. To participate in the contest write an …

Published: December 1, 2017

Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition

The Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition encourages the creation of lasting nonfiction that is outside the realm of conventional journalism and has relevance to North Carolinians. Subjects may include traditional categories such as reviews, travel articles, profiles or interviews, place/history pieces, or culture criticism. Simultaneous submissions ok, but please notify us immediately if your work …

Published: December 1, 2017