The Bitter Oleander

Features short, imaginative fiction and poetry. Submit fiction and individual poems by online submissions manager only. Biannual. The Bitter Oleander Press, 4983 Tall Oaks Dr., Fayetteville, NY 13066. [email protected]

Published: July 23, 2013

The Antigonish Review

Features short stories, articles, essays, poetry, book reviews and translations. Considers stories from anywhere, original or translations, but encourages Atlantic Canadians and Canadian writers, and new and young writers. Does not read fiction submissions between June 1 and Sept. 30. Quarterly. Bonnie McIsaac, office manager, The Antigonish Review, St. Francis Xavier University, P.O. Box 5000, …

Published: July 23, 2013

The Christian Science Monitor

International online and weekly magazine covering a wide range of issues and events. Features articles on domestic and foreign affairs, economics, education, environment, law, media, politics, lifestyle trends, women’s rights, family issues, community, personal finance, careers, education, books, art, travel, cultural commentary, occasional poetry and more. Seeks news for its print, email and online editions. …

Published: July 23, 2013

Sun Valley Writers’ Conference

An annual gathering of readers and writers considering ideas set forth in fiction, nonfiction, journalism, poetry and filmmaking. This year’s presenters include Katherine Boo, Billy Collins and Simon Winchester.

Published: July 23, 2013

Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference

Over 200 writers attend annually, convening at the Bread Loaf Campus of Middlebury College in Ripton, Vt. Workshops are offered in fiction, poetry and nonfiction. Magazine editors, publicists, grant specialists and other professionals will also be in attendance to offer their feedback and expertise.

Published: July 23, 2013

Write on the Sound Writers ’ Conference

With four sessions per day and a choice of four workshops each session, attendees can build their best experience at this writing retreat. Choose from a variety of genres from memoir to business, children’s to travel. The backdrop of the Puget Sound provides for a meditative environment that inspires creativity.

Published: July 23, 2013

Women Writing the West Conference

Explores writing and publishing’s new frontiers and outfits participants as writers of the American West. Open to all genres and genders. Invites writers whose works are set in the Trans-Mississippi west, both historical and contemporary. Scheduled pitch sessions available.

Published: July 23, 2013

Kentucky Women Writers Conference

A women’s literary festival featuring workshops for writers and evening readings and events that are open to the community. Featured guests include author Bonnie Jo Campbell and playwright Kia Corthron.

Published: July 23, 2013

Fall for the Book

Celebrate literature at this five-day literary festival held at George Mason University and other locations in northern Virginia, Washington, DC and Maryland. Guests of honor include Diana Gabaldon.

Published: July 23, 2013

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Join Nimrod International Journal for an all-day writing conference with workshops in fiction, poetry, memoir, YA fantasy, finding a literary agent and more. Also includes panel discussions, readings and the chance to sit down for a one-on-one editing session with an experienced editor. Key guests include fiction writers Cristina García and Joan Leegant; poets Aimee …

Published: July 22, 2013