General

A Rally of Writers

The Rally is an educational, one-day writers’ conference. Now in its 31st year, Rally is the largest, longest-running warmest writing conference in the state. We bring together friendly, well-informed, published Michigan authors as Keynoter (Founder of Detroit’s Inside/Out Poetry project, poet and teacher, Terry Blackhawk) and as leaders of 16 breakout sessions for a large …

Published: February 16, 2018

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

Chanticleer Authors Conference – CAC18

ATTENTION ALL AUTHORS: Learn how to sharpen your prose and increase your book sales at Chanticleer Book Reviews and Int’l Writing Competitions Conference – CAC18! FEATURING: Ann Charles USA Today Best-Selling author; Beth Bacon, expert in GoogleAd Words and Amazon.com marketing; Sally DMareSipio award-winning executive producer, marketing strategist & content creator; Lake Perriquey attorney and …

Published: February 16, 2018

2018 Nightjar Review Poetry Contest

​2018 Judge: Jericho Brown Contest submission window: January 30th to April 30th, 2018 Contest Judge: JERICHO BROWN is the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award and fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and the National Endowment for the Arts. His poems have appeared in The New Republic, The New Yorker, …

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

Flash 500 International Novel Contest

This international annual novel competition, now in its sixth year, closes on 31st October 2018. The judges will be the senior editors at Crooked Cat Publishing.

Published: February 16, 2018

DIVINE CONNECTIONS SPECIAL EVENTS ESSAY CONTEST: WHAT WOULD LIFE BE LIKE WITHOUT THE ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The topic for this Essay is “What Would Life Be Like Without the Arts & Entertainment”. 100 word minimum. 500 word maximum. Emerging writers and underrepresented voices are encouraged to submit! Essays must be written in English. 2 Ways to Enter 1. Go to https://dcspecialevents.net/essay-contest/ and click the Buy Now button. NOTE: After paying, you …

Published: February 16, 2018