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May Writing Contests

Bridport Arts Centre River Styx Creative nonfiction Glimmer Train Press New England Poetry Club (NEPC) Contests Proud to be Writing by American Warriors Contest Winning Writers Bridport Arts Centre Entry fee:  £7 for each flash fiction submitted; £9 for each short story submitted;£8 for each poem submitted Prizes: Flash Fiction: 1st £1,000, 2nd £500, 3rd…

March Writing Contests

Arts & Letters Journal of Contemporary Culture Florida Review Editor’s Awards Gemini Magazine Glimmer Train Press Missouri Writers’ Guild 2014 Chapter Contests (Conference) Missouri Writers’ Guild 2014 Sponsor Contests (Conference) Arts & Letters Journal of Contemporary Culture—Poetry, Diction, Creative Nonfiction Arts & Letters Prizes Entry fee:  $15 / $17 for online submissions – payable in US dollars,…

Regarding the Oxford Comma

by Jennifer Hasheider www.jenniferahasheider.com I’ve seen a debate around social media regarding use of the Oxford comma. This comma is also known as the serial, series, and Harvard comma. It is placed immediately before the coordinating conjunction (usually and, or, or nor) in a series of three of more terms. For example, a list of three things that…

The Indie Author: Writing a Book

Willow Tree and Spellbound Covers

by Jennifer Adele www.jenniferadele.com Whether you are an indie author or someone who is traditionally published through a house or label, writing a book is still writing a book. It is something that defines the word “author” itself, and strangely enough, it is something that most of us probably do in a very unique fashion.…

February Writing Contests

American Poetry Journal Book Prize Dream Horse Press Glimmer Train Press The Ledge Sustainable Arts Foundation Tupelo Press Wags Review American Poetry Journal Book Prize – Poetry, Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction Entry fee:  $30 for non-members. $20 for members Prizes: Poetry Collection: $5,500 cash and publication by University of Pittsburgh Press, Judge: Joy Harjo Short Fiction…

January Writing Contests

Asheville Poetry Review- the 2014 William Matthews Poetry Prize Jewish Currents –Raynes Prize for Poetry Iowa Review Awards– Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction Ruth Hindman Foundation—H. E. Francis Short Story Competition Sixfold (completely writer-voted ) Short Story and Poetry Awards The Wednesday Club of St. Louis Eighty-Eighth Original Poetry Contest Writers at Work Fellowship Competition –…

December Writing Contests

We do our best to bring you a comprehensive list of contests.  If we’ve missed yours, please email lisa.miller@walruspublishing.com. International Writing Contests The Moth, Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize Domestic Writing Contests Boulevard – Short Fiction Contest Before Columbus Foundation – American Book Award Chautauqua Prize – Fiction, creative nonfiction Glimmer Train – Fiction Award Money…