Young Adult

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

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

SweekStars: Discovering the stars of storytelling!

We are on a quest to find the most talented, most addictive, most original…the Sweekest writers! Impress our juries and readers with your writing skills and get a chance to be discovered as well as win great prizes, including the grand prize of $1000! Are you an absolute storytelling talent? Join now! All further details: …

Published: October 19, 2017

F-BOM Quarterly Flash Fiction Contest

Can’t get enough science fiction, fantasy, and feminism? F-BOM is excited to announce our new flash fiction contest! Free to enter. Two submissions per person, each no more than 100 words long. Submissions will be guest-judged by F-BOM author partners. Winners will receive a combination of the prizes listed above, depending on whether they receive …

Published: October 19, 2017

Essay Contest: The Role of Video Games in my Life

Games Mojo, the website with a huge choice of curated video games, launches the essay contest with the money prize for the best writers. This challenge will let students use their passion about video games to win an award and see their essay on the home page of the Games Mojo website. The international students …

Published: October 19, 2017

Bubo short story contest: Your world, our music

Everyone has a story inside them, but have you ever wondered how does it sound like? At Bubo Technologies, we believe in the power of music to tell stories. Our first-of-its-kind technology brings ebooks and music together to make reading a more immersive and personal experience. And what is more personal than the story that …

Published: October 19, 2017

Literative Endless Beautiful Contest

Listen to the 15 minute sound clip provided at the link. As you listen, create something that is inspired by what you hear. It could be a story, a poem, or something entirely different! The beauty of this prompt is the potential for spontaneous expression. For examples, check out previous Endless Beautiful writing sessions. You …

Published: September 11, 2017

Writing Prompts Inspired Short Story Contest

Every Friday, Reedsy subscribers receive a newsletter that includes five themed prompts. Subscribers then submit short stories based on those prompts. Each week we pick a winner who receives $50 and publication on our Medium blog.

Published: September 11, 2017

Houston SCBWI Tools of the Trade Conference

Annual conference of the Houston chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Two days of information and workshops about writing and illustrating for the children’s publishing market. Speakers include agents, editors, authors and art director. Manuscript and portfolio critiques and pitch sessions are available with registration.

Published: August 9, 2017