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Journal From The Heartland Writing Contest

Blue Bus Publishing is excited to announce our first Journal from the Heartland Writing Contest. Winning entries will be included in Volume 1, Issue 2 of our publication, which we aim to have available to the public by December 2017. Our contest is open to all interested writers with connections to Wisconsin. We seek fiction, …

Published: August 30, 2017

BCX – The Boot Camp Extreme Creative Writing Conference

BCX – The Boot Camp Extreme Creative Writing Conference is for all serious writers of fiction, nonfiction, and short stories. It is the perfect pre-publication vehicle for every author who wants to improve their writing skills, revise and polish a manuscript, then guide it to publication. It is a respectful “kick in the pants” to …

Published: August 9, 2017

Young Writers Contest

The Young Writers Contest seeks to encourage young people to express themselves and their thoughts through writing and literacy skills. The contest encourages entrants, age 10-18, to consider the ability to become a published author at any age, and to learn about the process of publishing their work. Winners will be selected based on originality, …

Published: August 9, 2017

The 1st Writing Contest 2017 of SUN(Silk-road Universities Network)

Dead line : ~August 31st, 2017 Result Announcement : September 30th, 2017 Awards Ceremony : November 11th during the closing ceremony of the general assembly of SUN What does the Silk Road mean to me? Poems or short essays written in the writers’ own languages – Each participant is to submit one poem or one …

Published: August 9, 2017

Vanilla Pilgrim Scholarship Essay Competition

We want you to make us laugh. Tell us what makes you the most vanilla / boring person in the world. Tell us about your mundane existence. Make us pity you and want to send you a check. Each month we establish a winner and announce the name as well as post the essay to …

Published: August 9, 2017

theOffice Fellowship

See all rules/regulations at www.theOfficeFellowship.com theOffice is a quiet, communal workspace for writers on LA’s westside. We are one of the nation’s premiere co-working spaces fostering creativity and productivity in a zen, distraction-free environment for over 13 years. Current and charter members include J.J. Abrams, Joss Whedon, Julia Fierro, Antoine Wilson, Gigi Levangie Grazer and …

Published: August 9, 2017

Dog Writers Association of America’s Annual Writing Competition

The Dog Writers Association of America is the most recognized professional writing association devoted to dogs. Founded in 1935, the DWAA has grown from eight founders to over 500 members, including journalists, authors, bloggers, publicists, photographers, illustrators and media personalities. Under the umbrella of the human-canine bond, members cover dog competitions, health, training, rescue, pet …

Published: August 9, 2017

Kore Press 2017 Memoir Award

Kore Press’ 2017 judge is Cheryl Strayed, award-winning author of four books, including her memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. Ming Holden’s Refuge was selected by Lidia Yuknavitch for last year’s Memoir Award winner. Her book will be out at the beginning of next year. The winner will receive a …

Published: June 21, 2017

The Northwestern University Summer Writers’ Conference

Join a community of writers at Northwestern University for a three-day institute on writing fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The program, which is now in its 13th year, includes a diverse array of workshops, panels, keynote speakers, networking events, and literary readings. Learn how to make dialogue pop with Juan Martinez, edit your writing with Rebecca …

Published: June 13, 2017