Nonfiction

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

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

The London Magazine Essay Competition

As the oldest literary and arts review in the UK, The London Magazine has a long history of publishing great essayists; works by the likes of T.S. Eliot and Nadine Gordimer can be found in our archives. In our inaugural Essay Competition, we hope to find the most exciting new essays to reaffirm and develop …

Published: May 30, 2017

Streetlight’s 2017 Essay/Memoir Contest

We are seeking strong and stirring personal stories. Submit a maximum of 800 words (no minimum). All winning entries will be published in the summer quarter of Streetlight magazine on July 14, 2017 and may also receive an audio production for the Streetlight Voices podcast.

Published: May 30, 2017

Non-Fiction Writing Contest

Share your non-fiction story to enter this writing. It can be political, serious, funny or anything you wish – just share that true story with the judges.

Published: May 30, 2017

Under The Gum Tree Anniversary Contest

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines “empower” as “to give official authority or legal power to,” “to enable,” and “to promote the self-actualization and influence of.” It defines “disempower” with slightly different nuances: “to deprive of power, authority, or influence; to make weak, ineffectual, or unimportant.” We want to see your best writing that converses with one or …

Published: May 30, 2017

Santa Fe Writers Project Literary Award

This year’s judge is Benjamin Percy. Open to everyone over the age of 18. International entries welcome. You and your entry do not need to be associated with New Mexico, we publish a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction globally. All fiction and creative nonfiction will be eligible despite genre, form, subject, or length. So …

Published: May 30, 2017