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International Sweek Feminist Campaign: #HerStory

International Women’s Day 2018 gives us the perfect opportunity to stand together through the power of storytelling. We invite you to write a story with a female protagonist – even if you’re male! It’s all about solidarity. From 28th of February until 15th of April, we’re collecting stories of women, their achievements, strength, obstacles, courage …

Published: March 26, 2018

It’s all about da memes

Memes have taken over the internet! And they’re about to enter fiction! Write a fictional story featuring at least 1 meme character or reference. Perhaps it’s Doge. Or Harambe. Or Crying Jordan.

Published: March 26, 2018

2018 New Ohio Review Contest

2018 New Ohio Review Contest Judges: Fiction: Mary Gaitskill Nonfiction: Roxane Gay Poetry: Kevin Prufer Contests held for three genres including Fiction (judged by Mary Gaitskill); Nonfiction (judged by Roxane Gay); and Poetry (judged by Kevin Prufer). Entrants may submit up to six single-spaced pages of poetry or 20 double-spaced pages of prose. If you …

Published: March 26, 2018

Nowhere Magazine Spring 2018 Travel Writing Contest

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Nowhere Magazine is given twice yearly for a travel-specific short story, long-form creative nonfiction piece or essay that possesses a powerful sense of place, character or time. Unpublished and published pieces that have not previously been chosen as a contest winner are eligible. Submit your 800- to 5,000-word …

Published: March 26, 2018

Write-to-Publish Conference

You will hear what editors, publishers, and agents in the Christian market are looking for and meet with them one-on-one to discuss your ideas and manuscripts. You also will learn how to write a variety of publishable manuscripts, improve your writing skills, find appropriate markets for your ideas, and deal with the business side of …

Published: March 26, 2018

The Writer’s Hotel NYC writers conference

THE WRITER’S HOTEL IS A SPECIAL HYBRID WRITERS CONFERENCE. The Writer’s Hotel “Mini MFA” is a one-of-a-kind conference. We work with writers of fiction, poetry and nonfiction. TWH Editors read and consult on each writer’s full length manuscript pre-conference, followed by a week-long conference in June, set at Midtown hotels: The Library Hotel, The Bryant …

Published: February 27, 2018

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