Poetry

Six Word Poetry Contest

The challenge of this poetry contest is to write a poem using only six words. Share your six word poem to enter this poetry contest.

Published: December 1, 2017

The DISQUIET Literary Prize

Submissions are now open for the DISQUIET Prize for writing in any genre. Winners will be published in Granta.com (fiction), Ninth Letter (non-fiction) or The Common (poetry). One grand prize winner will receive a full scholarship, accommodations, and travel stipend to attend the eighth annual DISQUIET International Literary Program in Lisbon taking place July 1-13, …

Published: December 1, 2017

Loop Poetry Contest

A loop poem is a poem where the last word of each line is also the first word of the next line. It’s a fun and challenging poem to write. That is the challenge of this poetry contest.

Published: December 1, 2017

ABC Poetry Contest

Enter the ABC Poetry Contest. For this poem the first letter of each line in your poem follow the letters in the alphabet. The fifth line though can be any letter you choose. See an example in the announcement. It’s a fun poem to write.

Published: December 1, 2017

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Jon Nimrod International Journal for an all-day writing conference (9:30am-4:30pm) with workshops in fiction, poetry, memoir, mystery, young adult fantasy, and romance, as well as finding a literary agent. The day also includes one-on-one editing sessions with the Nimrod board of editors, novel pitch critique sessions, readings, and panel discussions. Key guests include fiction writers Laura van den Berg, …

Published: October 19, 2017

Nimrod Write Night

Join Nimrod International Journal for Nimrod Write Night, October 20th, 6:30-8:30pm, the opening night for our Conference for Readers and Writers. Write Night features an Author Reception and special Author Chat, reading, and book signing with poet Jericho Brown, winner of the American Book Award and author of PLEASE and THE NEW TESTAMENT, and fiction …

Published: October 19, 2017

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival celebrates the genius of Tennessee Williams, who once called our city his “spiritual home,” and the contemporary artists who are as honest and unflinching in their examination of the human condition as our patron playwright. Founded in 1986 by a group of cultural enthusiasts, the Festival has grown from …

Published: October 19, 2017

Pennsylvania Writer’s Conference

The Pennsylvania Writers Conference is designed to engage, educate and empower the literary community. If you’re a passionate writer, reader, or both, join us on the campus of Wilkes University to learn more about fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, screenwriting, and playwriting. Past speakers include National Poetry Slam Finalist and the 2007 Legend of Slam Jason …

Published: October 19, 2017

Writers’ Workshop @ Your Library 2017

Writers Workshop @ Your Library 2017 Calling all writers! Whether you are just getting started, or are an established author yourself, we invite you to the 2017 Writer’s Workshop @ Your Library on November 4-5, with a special pre-conference event on November 2. Our slate of presenters includes best-selling authors, writers of children’s literature, and …

Published: October 19, 2017