Fiction

Oregon Christian Writers Summer Conference

Four-day annual conference gathers top editors, agents and authors to help writers of all levels and genres take their writing to the next level. Inspiring keynotes by award-winning authors Frank Peretti and Tessa Afshar. Coaching and workshops in fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, memoir, children’s, devotionals, and poetry. Full-time conferees may pre-submit three proposals for review by …

Published: May 30, 2017

“Abstract” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent – Deadline June 30, 2017

| Theme: Abstractions are all around us. Ideas can be abstract; existing as an idea, feeling or quality but not having a tangible existence. Some conversations can be abstract, vague and theoretical and not based on particular examples or facts. And of course, there is abstract art which evokes feelings without trying to realistically represent …

Published: May 30, 2017

WTP Literary Competition: Prose

The Woven Tale Press introduces its first annual writing competition, judged by Ploughshares founder DeWitt Henry and with a grand prize of a one-week writer’s retreat in the Hamptons, NY. Destination for writers from around the world; home to Peter Matthiessen, George Plimpton, Truman Capote, among other literary legends; seven-nights; accommodations for two in spacious …

Published: May 30, 2017

Sudden Flash Fiction

Sudden flash fiction is a story written with 750 words. Can you tell a complete story with only 750 words? That is the challenge for this writing contest.

Published: May 30, 2017

George Dila Memorial Flash Fiction Contest

The editors of Third Wednesday wish to honor the memory of George Dila, a friend of Third Wednesday and the editor who guided fiction at TW from infancy to adulthood. We are proud to have called him friend and colleague. To this end, we proudly announce the opening of The George Dila Memorial Flash Fiction …

Published: May 30, 2017

Katauta Poetry Contest

Write a poem to a lover. But the poem must have three lines only. And it must have a syllable count of 5-7-5 or 5-7-7. So this is similar to a haiku but instead of being about nature it is about a lover.

Published: May 30, 2017

The Caledonia Novel Award

We are an Edinburgh-based, international award for unpublished and self-published novelists, in any genre for adults and YA. This year’s judge is Madeleine Milburn, literary agent and director at Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency.

Published: May 30, 2017

UNO Press Publishing Lab Prize

The University of New Orleans Press is looking for full-length fiction manuscripts, either novels or short story collections, for the third annual Publishing Lab Prize. The selected author will receive a thousand dollar ($1,000) advance on royalties and a contract to publish with UNO Press. The work does not have to be regionally focused. There …

Published: May 30, 2017

Nonet Poetry Contest

This is a poem with nine lines. The first line has nine syllables, the second line eight syllables, the third line seven syllables, etc… until line nine that finishes with just one syllable. Share a poem on any subject. You do not have to have rhymes.

Published: May 30, 2017

The Monkey Collection

Our members choose the best 15 stories to be published as part of our Monkey Collection every three months. Everyone who submits a story can become part of The Monkey Collective, a group of writers collaborating to improve their work. Go to www.themonkeycollective.com to find out more.

Published: May 30, 2017