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North Carolina Writers’ Network Squire Summer Writing Workshops

The 2017 North Carolina Writers’ Network Squire Summer Writing Workshops offer conferencegoers the chance to study elements of one genre with one instructor over the course of the program. Attendees will work on their own manuscripts, as well as those of their peers, while also attending readings, special presentations, and taking advantage of built-in writing …

Published: May 30, 2017

Unicorn Writers Conference

Attend a one-day writers’ conference unlike any other! Valuable for published authors and for beginners! Unicorn covers the total story from craft to career! Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 Time: 7:30 am – 8 pm Place: Reid Castle, Purchase, NY. Price: $350 includes all workshops, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and gifts for all attendees. Choose from …

Published: May 30, 2017

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry will host its annual Awards Celebration and Writing Workshop October 20th-21st at The University of Tulsa. Participants are offered the opportunity to work with dozens of distinguished authors, including the judges for the annual Nimrod Literary Awards contest and other visiting artists. This year our judges are two distinguished writers—fiction writer …

Published: May 30, 2017

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

Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award

The annual Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award offers $100,000 and a week in residence at Claremont Graduate University for a recently published book of poetry by a mid-career poet. In order to be eligible for the 2018 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Awards, books must have been published between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017. Poets, publishers, …

Published: May 30, 2017

Kate Tufts Discovery Award

The annual Kate Tufts Discovery Award offers $10,000 for a poet’s first published book. In order to be eligible for the 2018 Kate Tufts Discovery Award, a poet’s first book must have been published between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017. Poets, publishers, or agents may submit eight copies of the eligible book, along …

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