General

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival celebrates the genius of Tennessee Williams, who once called our city his “spiritual home,” and the contemporary artists who are as honest and unflinching in their examination of the human condition as our patron playwright. Founded in 1986 by a group of cultural enthusiasts, the Festival has grown from …

Published: October 19, 2017

Pennsylvania Writer’s Conference

The Pennsylvania Writers Conference is designed to engage, educate and empower the literary community. If you’re a passionate writer, reader, or both, join us on the campus of Wilkes University to learn more about fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, screenwriting, and playwriting. Past speakers include National Poetry Slam Finalist and the 2007 Legend of Slam Jason …

Published: October 19, 2017

Writers’ Workshop @ Your Library 2017

Writers Workshop @ Your Library 2017 Calling all writers! Whether you are just getting started, or are an established author yourself, we invite you to the 2017 Writer’s Workshop @ Your Library on November 4-5, with a special pre-conference event on November 2. Our slate of presenters includes best-selling authors, writers of children’s literature, and …

Published: October 19, 2017

SweekStars: Discovering the stars of storytelling!

We are on a quest to find the most talented, most addictive, most original…the Sweekest writers! Impress our juries and readers with your writing skills and get a chance to be discovered as well as win great prizes, including the grand prize of $1000! Are you an absolute storytelling talent? Join now! All further details: …

Published: October 19, 2017

Lazuli Literary Group / AZURE Writing Contest

We love work that is linguistically, intellectually, and emotionally demanding of the reader. We want literary works that grow in complexity upon each visitation. Writers we admire are Zadie Smith, Virginia Woolf, Tom Wolfe, Charles Dickens, Thomas Mann, Robert Musil, Tom Stoppard, Vladimir Nabokov and James Baldwin.

Published: October 19, 2017

The Monadnock Essay Collection Prize

The Monadnock Essay Collection Prize will be awarded for a book-length collection (roughly 120-160 pages or 50,000-80,000 words) of nonfiction essays. The essays can take any form: personal essays, memoir in essay form, narrative nonfiction, commentary, travel, historical account etc.. The essays must NOT have been previously published as a collection.

Published: October 19, 2017

Middle Island Press Poetry Chapbook Contest 2017-18

All content for a general audience is acceptable; we seek skill and palpability, the formal or the free. Simultaneous and multiple submissions are acceptable. Previously published poems are acceptable, but your title as a previously published collection is not eligible. We will not return manuscripts and expect that each poet will retain a file of …

Published: October 19, 2017

Bubo short story contest: Your world, our music

Everyone has a story inside them, but have you ever wondered how does it sound like? At Bubo Technologies, we believe in the power of music to tell stories. Our first-of-its-kind technology brings ebooks and music together to make reading a more immersive and personal experience. And what is more personal than the story that …

Published: October 19, 2017