Sarah Lawrence College Publish & Promote Your Book Conference

The 5th Annual Sarah Lawrence College Publish & Promote Your Book Conference offers panel discussions with agents, editors, and book marketing professionals. Writers have the opportunity to meet other writers and pitch their books to Agents and Editors at this unique one-day conference designed to get your book published. If you have a completed book, …

Published: April 13, 2018

Flash Fiction Challenge: #Microletter

To submit your story – create an account on Sweek (for free) and upload your work by adding the #microletter tag in the tags section as well as the description and the main title of the story. You can also participate in the Best Feedback category to win $15. More info:

Published: March 26, 2018

International Sweek Feminist Campaign: #HerStory

International Women’s Day 2018 gives us the perfect opportunity to stand together through the power of storytelling. We invite you to write a story with a female protagonist – even if you’re male! It’s all about solidarity. From 28th of February until 15th of April, we’re collecting stories of women, their achievements, strength, obstacles, courage …

Published: March 26, 2018

2018 New Ohio Review Contest

2018 New Ohio Review Contest Judges: Fiction: Mary Gaitskill Nonfiction: Roxane Gay Poetry: Kevin Prufer Contests held for three genres including Fiction (judged by Mary Gaitskill); Nonfiction (judged by Roxane Gay); and Poetry (judged by Kevin Prufer). Entrants may submit up to six single-spaced pages of poetry or 20 double-spaced pages of prose. If you …

Published: March 26, 2018

Non-Fiction Writing Contest

This non-fiction writing contest challenges you to write a non-fiction story about — whatever you choose. Share your story. The recommended length 2,000 – 3,500 words.

Published: March 26, 2018

Nowhere Magazine Spring 2018 Travel Writing Contest

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Nowhere Magazine is given twice yearly for a travel-specific short story, long-form creative nonfiction piece or essay that possesses a powerful sense of place, character or time. Unpublished and published pieces that have not previously been chosen as a contest winner are eligible. Submit your 800- to 5,000-word …

Published: March 26, 2018

Write-to-Publish Conference

You will hear what editors, publishers, and agents in the Christian market are looking for and meet with them one-on-one to discuss your ideas and manuscripts. You also will learn how to write a variety of publishable manuscripts, improve your writing skills, find appropriate markets for your ideas, and deal with the business side of …

Published: March 26, 2018

#Guns And People Essay Contest

Deadline: April 30th, 2018 Theme: Guns. Now accepting submissions of 3,000 words or less. Have you experienced first hand the effects of guns? Were you shot or have you witness a shooting? Has a gun saved your life? Whether you or someone you know has had a positive or negative experience with guns, we want …

Published: March 26, 2018

The Writer’s Hotel NYC writers conference

THE WRITER’S HOTEL IS A SPECIAL HYBRID WRITERS CONFERENCE. The Writer’s Hotel “Mini MFA” is a one-of-a-kind conference. We work with writers of fiction, poetry and nonfiction. TWH Editors read and consult on each writer’s full length manuscript pre-conference, followed by a week-long conference in June, set at Midtown hotels: The Library Hotel, The Bryant …

Published: February 27, 2018

A Rally of Writers

The Rally is an educational, one-day writers’ conference. Now in its 31st year, Rally is the largest, longest-running warmest writing conference in the state. We bring together friendly, well-informed, published Michigan authors as Keynoter (Founder of Detroit’s Inside/Out Poetry project, poet and teacher, Terry Blackhawk) and as leaders of 16 breakout sessions for a large …

Published: February 16, 2018