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Enizagam

Enizagam is a literary journal featuring poetry, fiction, and interviews by writers from all over the world. Our content is comprised of submissions from writers living in the U.S. and beyond, as well as the winning and finalist entries of our annual contest: the Enizagam Literary Awards in Poetry and Fiction. Enizagam holds First North …

Published: January 5, 2018

Killer Nashville International Writers’ Conference 2018

The Killer Nashville International Writers’ Conference was created in 2006 by author/filmmaker Clay Stafford in an effort to bring together forensic experts, writers, and fans of crime and thriller literature. Our objective is simple: to educate and empower aspiring and established writers, and connect them with other industry professionals. We pride ourselves on our intense, …

Published: January 5, 2018

Winter Poetry and Prose Getaway

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, the Winter Getaway has become one of the oldest and largest writers’ conferences in the winter season. “With the other faculty members, we have a staff of great writers who are talented and caring teachers,” founder Peter Murphy said. In addition to poetry, participants can choose from workshops in novel writing, …

Published: January 5, 2018

DISQUIET Writing Residency in the Azores

Ten-day residency on the beautiful volcanic island of São Miguel in the Azores, July 14-23, 2018. Participants are invited to use reserved writing space in the Jardim Jose do Canto, a 7-hectare botanical garden, or to choose their own places and times to write. Evening opportunities for discussion with visits from local writers, optional day …

Published: December 1, 2017

DISQUIET International Literary Program

Join Portuguese and North American writers for two weeks of workshops, readings, craft talks, cultural exchange and creative community in the heart of one of Europe’s most intriguing cities. 2018 faculty to include Molly Antopol, Denise Duhamel, Erica Dawson, Arthur Flowers, Annie Liontas, Robert Olmstead, Chanan Tigay, Katherine Vaz, Terri Witek, and many more. Financial aid available …

Published: December 1, 2017

Lazuli Literary Group 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. GUIDELINES -Both previously published and unpublished works are …

Published: December 1, 2017

2018 Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award

Since 2008, the Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Awards have recognized the best stories from the previous year told through various media utilizing the elements of mystery, thriller, and/or suspense. Judges are professional writers, book reviewers, librarians, academics, and—in specialized cases—specific industry peers. The focus is on quality, not popularity.

Published: December 1, 2017

Snake Nation Review Young Writers’ Competition

Publishing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry as well as showcasing photography and art, this literary journal welcomes submissions by young adults nationwide throughout the year until January 2018. Essays contain a 5,000 word limit, and poetry contains a 60 line limit. Previously published work is not accepted: all well-written, standout compositions on any topic …

Published: December 1, 2017