Screenwriting

Chattahoochee Valley Writers Conference

The Chattahoochee Valley Writers Conference returns in 2018 with Jennifer Horne, Poet Laureate of Alabama, Nick Norwood, director of the Carson McCullers Center, screenwriter Ty Manns, children’s book author Steve Scott, and Columbus’s own David Johnson, among other authors and literary celebrities. The annual event will be held at the historic Springer Opera House, the …

Published: August 17, 2018

Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference

The Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference creates a unique and intimate creative writing experience where writers of all backgrounds, genres, and skill levels gather together and connect through the celebration and study of literary craft, culture, and community. Featuring over 25 faculty members teaching more than 50 sessions, we seek to create a warm …

Published: August 17, 2018

Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition

Regulus Press is small, privately-held publisher dedicated to encouraging extraordinary fiction and poetry. Located in the Pacific Northwest, Regulus Press is pleased to announce its inaugural short story competition. The Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition is open to all. To enter, writers must provide an original story of up to 3000 words in any genre. The …

Published: May 18, 2018

Santa Barbara Writers Conference

Since 1972 writers from around the world have gathered each June at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference to rub elbows with fellow storytellers, celebrate well-known authors, and network with publishing professionals. “You can’t imagine what this conference meant to me. If it had not been for this conference, I’d probably still be sitting on a …

Published: May 18, 2018

Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest

This contest is open to anyone who loves expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry and/or writing a story that’s worth telling everyone! And welcome to all, having the ability to dream… Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1275.00. All works must …

Published: April 13, 2018

Austin Film Festival Script Competitions

The Ultimate Runway Now in our 25th year, the Austin Film Festival has been catapulting writers into life-changing careers for over two decades. Whether your dream is to sign a contract, land an agent, learn from an industry icon, or take home the coveted Bronze Typewriter Award, it’s simple: you can’t win if you don’t …

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

Lazuli Literary Group Writing Contest

Contest Description: 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 …

Published: February 16, 2018

Nerds Of The Force

A fun contest to win some strong free exposure. Share some fun works and meet new writers!

Published: January 19, 2018

Lit Fest Fellowships for Emerging Writers

Lighthouse Writers Workshop is offering four Fellowships for Emerging Writers for their annual conference, Lit Fest, in Denver this June. A poet, fiction writer, nonfiction writer, and screenwriter/playwright will each receive full tuition for a weeklong Master Workshop with Lydia Millet, Terrance Hayes, CAConard, Sheila Heti, Leslie Jamison, Min Jin Lee, Daniel Goldfarb, Charles D’Ambrosio, …

Published: January 19, 2018