Two Cities Review, a new literary magazine, is accepting submissions for its prose contest. The contest theme is Cities Gone Wrong. The winner in each category—fiction and nonfiction—will receive $250 and publication.
The submission deadline is March 15, 2015. Writers can submit their entries for a $5 fee here.
Catamaran Literary Reader is offering a $200 early bird registration discount for its second annual fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama summer writing conferences. The conference takes place August 12–16, 2015. Register by April 15 for the discounted ($1,050) price, which covers four nights’ lodging at the Robert Louis Stevenson campus on Pebble Beach; meals; four days of literary workshops; daily literary themed excursions; daily craft talks; nightly receptions and guest lectures; and a late-night spoken word salon.