Nonfiction

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry will host its annual Conference for Readers and Writers at The University of Tulsa on October 20th, 2018. The Conference offers the opportunity to hear from and work with dozens of distinguished authors. This year’s participants include fiction writer Rilla Askew, Oklahoma Book Award winner and author of …

Published: July 6, 2018

Self-Publish Like A Pro Workshop

Are you working on a manuscript and considering self-publishing? Don’t get daunted by the process. Learn everything you need to know to hit “publish” with confidence and authority in this one-day workshop lead by New York Times bestselling author, self-publishing and book marketing consultant, Eva Lesko Natiello. Subjects to be covered: distributors, exclusivity, book covers, …

Published: July 6, 2018

Sweek Asteroid Day 2018 Writing Campaign

– Global contest – 250 – 5,000 words – Fiction or non-fiction – The story must revolve around the topic of asteroids (interpreting this prompt is crucial) – Include tag #SweekSpace to participate

Published: July 6, 2018

WOW! Women On Writing Q4 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.

Published: July 6, 2018

F(r)iction’s Summer 2018 Literary Competition

Tethered by Letters is pleased to announce the F(r)iction Summer 2018 Literary Competition! There are three submission categories: 1) short story, 2) flash fiction, and 3) poetry. Winners of the contests will be considered for publication in F(r)iction alongside stunning original artwork from TBL’s talented team of artists. F(r)iction is dedicated to publishing the best …

Published: July 6, 2018

Pride Month 2018: LGBTQ+ #SweekPride Writing Contest

– Open topic as long as the main characters represent the LGBTQ+ community, – 5,000 words max. (can be less!) of prose or poetry, – Previously published stories and all literary genres are allowed, – Take part by joining Sweek.com for free and uploading your entry with #SweekPride tag.

Published: July 6, 2018

Stories That Need to Be Told

Stories change us. Stories determine how we see the world. Stories change the world. That’s why this contest has only one category—the story. Whether you consider it fiction, nonfiction, or poetry, as long as it tells a story, it fits. One grand prize winner will receive $1,000, and 5 additional winners will each receive $200 …

Published: July 6, 2018

Memoir Magazine RECOVERY Essay Contest

Deadline: June 30, 2018. Now accepting nonfiction submissions of 3,000 words or less on the theme of Recovery. All kinds of addiction and trauma require recovery. For example, one might seek assistance to recover from alcohol, sex addiction or PTSD. Tell us your healing story. $250 1st prize, $150 2nd Prize $100 3rd Prize and …

Published: July 6, 2018

The Writer Summer Flash Contest 2018

  Summer seems like the right time to write short. Show us your very best work in any genre, fiction or nonfiction. The catch? We’ll only accept works that are 1,000 words or less.   Not the writing contest for you? Sign up for our newsletter to be the first to hear when we launch a new writing …

Published: July 5, 2018

Sweek Flash Fiction Competition: #MicroDay

– Write 250 words (max.) of prose including the word “day” anywhere within the story, – Add #MicroDay tag either in the main title of the story / its description / tags section to take part in the challenge, – It is your chance to get discovered and published via Sweek self-publishing!

Published: June 8, 2018