Nonfiction

Lazuli Literary Group Writing Contest

Both previously published and unpublished works are eligible, provided that publication on the Lazuli Literary Group website does not infringe on previously held rights. A cover letter is not required and will not affect the success of your submission. ​We want work that grows in complexity upon each visitation; we enjoy ornate, cerebral, and voluptuous …

Published: October 17, 2018

Travelnitch Publishing

We’re on the hunt for exceptional writers who can contribute to our debut publication — travel enthusiasts, bloggers, global nomads. If you had a memorable experience abroad that will engage our young readers, please share. Exotic destinations, humorous anecdotes and cultural quirks, all in 1,000 words or less. There are no entry fees, but we …

Published: October 17, 2018

ServiceScape Short Story Award 2018

For this writing award, any genre or theme of short story is accepted. All applicants should submit their original unpublished work of short fiction or nonfiction, up to 5,000 words and by November 30. Along with receiving an award for $1,000.00 USD, the winner will have his or her short story featured within our blog, …

Published: October 17, 2018

WOW! Women On Writing Q1 2018 Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

Seeking creative nonfiction essays between 200 – 1000 words on any topic and in any style–from personal essay to lyric essay to hybrid and more! The mission of this contest is to reward bravery in real-life storytelling and create an understanding of our world through thoughtful, engaging narratives. Electronic submissions via e-mail only; reprints are …

Published: October 17, 2018

SPR BOOK AWARDS 2018

Anyone of any age, gender, or background, from anywhere in the world, who has published a book with an indie publisher, or self-published their book in English, on Amazon KDP (Kindle eBook) since September 1, 2017 through April 1, 2019 may enter.

Published: October 17, 2018

La Jolla Writers Conference

Ready to take your writing to the next level? Want to receive personalized feedback from NY Times bestselling authors and pitch your project to literary agents and publishers. Want to learn to use your book to build your brand or business? Check out the 18th annual La Jolla Writers Conference. Over 70 intimate classes for …

Published: October 9, 2018

NCWN 2018 Fall Conference

The 2018 North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference features workshops and master classes in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and the stage and screen, as well as lectures and panels on editing, publishing, the perfect pitch, and more. The faculty includes poets Morri Creech, Julie Funderburk, and Maureen Ryan Griffin; fiction writers Bryn Chancellor, Randall Kenan, …

Published: October 9, 2018

Irish Arts and Writers Festival

The Irish Arts & Writers Festival brings together Irish writers and audiences in the historic and intimate town of Los Gatos, CA (located an hour south of San Francisco) for an arts and culture festival held in several venues over three days. Additional events in 2018 are scheduled for Berkeley, Oakland and San Francisco.

Published: October 9, 2018

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Nimrod Journal will host its annual Conference for Readers and Writers on Saturday, October 20th, at The University of Tulsa. The conference will feature workshops on fiction, poetry, memoir, mystery, young adult literature, romance, fantasy, and literary agents. Participants may also have their work critiqued one-on-one with a Nimrod editor and/or sign up for an …

Published: October 9, 2018