Nonfiction

Blue Mesa Review Summer Contest

Each year Blue Mesa Review holds a writing contest in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction. The 2017 judges are: Safiya Sinclair for Poetry, Rigoberto González for Nonfiction, and for the first time, co-judges for Fiction, Lori Ostlund and Anne Raeff. We encourage you to submit your very best work online through our submissions manager. First place …

Published: August 9, 2017

Misadventure Writing Contest

Enter our Misadventure Madness Writing Contest at Travelfave.com by writing about your most memorable travel misadventure in 100 to 500 words. Turn your travel mishap into literary gold. First prize is awarded a $75 or $100 Visa or Amazon e-Gift Card (based on the contest rules), publication as a non-fiction writer, and your story shouted …

Published: August 9, 2017

Campus Diaries

What happens when friends – both old and new – hangout together? Why is every “gupshup” session filled with stories that start with “Do you remember when..?” There is something really special about stories borne out of nostalgia. Stories that make you smile, laugh out loud, cry, perhaps even shudder at the narrow escapes. Here …

Published: August 9, 2017

theOffice Fellowship

See all rules/regulations at www.theOfficeFellowship.com theOffice is a quiet, communal workspace for writers on LA’s westside. We are one of the nation’s premiere co-working spaces fostering creativity and productivity in a zen, distraction-free environment for over 13 years. Current and charter members include J.J. Abrams, Joss Whedon, Julia Fierro, Antoine Wilson, Gigi Levangie Grazer and …

Published: August 9, 2017

Dog Writers Association of America’s Annual Writing Competition

The Dog Writers Association of America is the most recognized professional writing association devoted to dogs. Founded in 1935, the DWAA has grown from eight founders to over 500 members, including journalists, authors, bloggers, publicists, photographers, illustrators and media personalities. Under the umbrella of the human-canine bond, members cover dog competitions, health, training, rescue, pet …

Published: August 9, 2017

Share Your Story

Share a true story to enter this writing contest at FanStory. Any story that you would like to share where you are the hero is welcomed.

Published: August 9, 2017

2017 The Epoch Times Inspiring the World Writing Competition

We are inviting submissions of short (500-1,000 words), nonfiction articles that highlight any of the following themes: compassion, redemption, triumph of the human spirit, and life’s surprises. There is no entrance fee. Each entry must include: an article + supporting media (photo, video) + a mockup of an Facebook post.

Published: August 9, 2017

Kore Press 2017 Memoir Award

Kore Press’ 2017 judge is Cheryl Strayed, award-winning author of four books, including her memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. Ming Holden’s Refuge was selected by Lidia Yuknavitch for last year’s Memoir Award winner. Her book will be out at the beginning of next year. The winner will receive a …

Published: June 21, 2017

The Northwestern University Summer Writers’ Conference

Join a community of writers at Northwestern University for a three-day institute on writing fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The program, which is now in its 13th year, includes a diverse array of workshops, panels, keynote speakers, networking events, and literary readings. Learn how to make dialogue pop with Juan Martinez, edit your writing with Rebecca …

Published: June 13, 2017

NCWN Squire Summer Writing Workshops

The 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 time, amid the beauty and …

Published: May 30, 2017