F(r)iction’s Fall 2017 Literary Contests

F(r)iction is now accepting submissions for their Fall Literary Contests! F(r)iction is accepting previously unpublished works of short fiction, flash fiction, and poetry. In addition to prizes, winners in each category will be published in the Summer issue of F(r)iction, and discussed in their Untethered Podcast. Please visit their formatting guidelines page to properly format your work for submission. Simultaneous submissions are accepted, […]

Tennessee Williams Literary Festival Writing Contests

The Tennessee Williams Literary Festival in New Orleans has four open contests! One-Act Play Contest Grand Prize $1,500 Professional Staged Reading at the next Festival VIP All-Access Festival pass ($600 value) Publication in Bayou Magazine Deadline: November 1,2017 For submission guidelines and more information click here. Poetry Contest Grand Prize $1,000 VIP All-Access Pass ($600 value) for […]

Sunday Salon Chicago: A Literary Series

Come see the Sunday Salon Chicago’s free reading! When: September 24, 2017 7:00 P.M. Where: Riverview Tavern 1958 W. Roscoe Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657 For more information, check out the Facebook event here.  

Autumn ’17 Partial Tuition Waiver Scholarships

APPLICATION DEADLINE: No later than September 25. The M.A. in English and M.A. in Writing and Publishing programs are offering Partial Tuition Scholarships (PTS) to recognize the outstanding academic achievement of students in the English department’s two graduate programs. Partial Tuition Scholarships provide a partial reimbursement for tuition paid for 2017 Autumn graduate courses in […]

Aura Estrada Short Story Contest

Less than a month remains to enter Boston Review’s Aura Estrada Short Story Contest! Deadline: October 1, 2017 Judge: Viet Thanh Nguyen Prize: $1,500 Complete guidelines: The winning author will receive $1,500 and have his or her work published online on Boston Review’s Web site. Runners up may also be published. Stories should not exceed 5,000 words and must be previously […]

Narrative’s Fall Story and 30 Below Contest

The Fall Story Contest is open to all writers, and all entries will be considered for publication. The fall contest is open to all fiction and nonfiction writers. They are looking for short stories, essays, memoirs, photo essays, graphic stories, all forms of literary nonfiction, and excerpts from longer works of both fiction and nonfiction. Entries […]

The 2018 Public Space Fellowships

A Public Space is an independent magazine of literature and culture. Applications will open for the 2018 Public Space Fellowships on September 15. ​The aim of these fellowships is to seek out and support writers who embrace risk in their work and their own singular vision. Writers who have not yet contracted to publish a book are invited […]

Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize

For 27 years, the Missouri Review’s Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize (open for submissions through October 2) has discovered and honored the best fiction, poetry, and nonfiction in the country. First prize in each genre is $5000, and they will announce three runners-up and ten finalists in each category. Each entry is $22 by mail or $25 online. Each entry is […]

The Journal Wheeler Prize for Poetry

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! Submissions open September 1-30 for the annual The Journal / Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize In addition to publication under a standard book contract by The Ohio State University Press, the winning author receives the Charles B. Wheeler Prize of $2,500. THE RULES: Entries of at least 48 typed pages of original […]

Autumn ‘17 MAE Final Requirement Information

Attention MAE Students: Here are important details about registering for the Autumn ‘17 MAE Final Requirement. A complete description of the Capstone Portfolio and Thesis Option can be found on Ex-Libris here and on the MAE website here. Who Needs to Register: Current MAE students who have completed their course requirements and current MAE students […]

Jewish Studies Graduate Student Association’s 2018 Conference

Indiana University’s Jewish Studies Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Jewish Studies Graduate Student conference, sponsored by the Robert A. and Sandra A. Borns Jewish Studies Program. The conference is titled “Jewish Storytelling: Traditions & Transformations” It will be held on Thursday, February 8  and Friday February 9, 2018 in Bloomington, Indiana. Abstracts are […]

Black River Chapbook Competition Now Open

The Black River Chapbook Competition is a semi-annual prize from Black Lawrence Press for a chapbook of short fiction or poems. The competition is open to new emerging and established writers. They are accepting chapbooks of poems or short fiction between 16-36 pages in length. Winners will receive $500 and publication. Entry deadline for the […]