Fiction

Behind the Book: Fight or Flight

Join authors Fonda Lee, Stephanie Kuehn, J.C. Geiger, and Bill Cameron for our 2018 Conference, Behind the Book: Fight or Flight, an event for writers and fans of Young Adult adventure stories and psychological thrillers.

Published: August 2, 2018

Adelaide Literary Award 2018 Contest

CATEGORIES: Adelaide Poetry Award 2018 Adelaide Short Story Award 2018 Adelaide Essay Award 2018 ELIGIBILITY: Open to all English, Portuguese, or Spanish language authors (of any age, ethnicity, gender or orientation) for the best poem, short story, and creative nonfiction essay. Allowed length of a SINGLE submission: – for the best poem – up to …

Published: August 2, 2018

Rhyming Poetry Contest

This poetry contest challenges you to write a poem that has a rhyme scheme. Write about anything but ensure that there is a clear rhyme scheme.

Published: July 20, 2018

Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Arts Festival

The Tennessee Williams New Orleans literary arts festival is an annual celebration of the life and legacy of Tennessee Williams in the city that was his spiritual home. Alongside panels, interviews, and speeches from famed authors and academics, the festival hosts contests in fiction, short fiction, poetry, and dramatic writing for writers looking to contribute …

Published: July 20, 2018

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry will host its annual Conference for Readers and Writers at The University of Tulsa on October 20th, 2018. The Conference offers the opportunity to hear from and work with dozens of distinguished authors. This year’s participants include fiction writer Rilla Askew, Oklahoma Book Award winner and author of …

Published: July 6, 2018

Self-Publish Like A Pro Workshop

Are you working on a manuscript and considering self-publishing? Don’t get daunted by the process. Learn everything you need to know to hit “publish” with confidence and authority in this one-day workshop lead by New York Times bestselling author, self-publishing and book marketing consultant, Eva Lesko Natiello. Subjects to be covered: distributors, exclusivity, book covers, …

Published: July 6, 2018

5 Line Poetry Contest

Write a 5 line poem. That is a poem that only has 5 lines but has a specific syllable count. That count is 2-2-5-7-5. So the first line has two syllables, second line has two, third has five, fourth has 7, fifth line has 5 syllables.

Published: July 6, 2018

Sweek Flash Fiction Competition: #MicroDoor

– Write 250 words (max.) of prose including the sentence “She/he has/had to find the door…” anywhere within the story, – Add #MicroDoor tag either in the main title of the story / its description / tags section to take part in the challenge, – You can participate no matter where you are from although …

Published: July 6, 2018

Sweek Asteroid Day 2018 Writing Campaign

– Global contest – 250 – 5,000 words – Fiction or non-fiction – The story must revolve around the topic of asteroids (interpreting this prompt is crucial) – Include tag #SweekSpace to participate

Published: July 6, 2018