Brown Foundation Fellows Program in France: Applications Close 15 October

The Brown Foundation Fellows Program is offered by The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

It offers residencies to mid-career professionals in the arts and humanities, including writers. The residencies last between one and three months and take place at The Dora Maar House in Ménerbes, France.

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Indiana Review is Accepting Submissions 2018

Non-profit literary magazine Indiana Review is currently accepting unsolicited submissions. Now in its 43rd year of publication, Indiana Review has been ranked as one of the Top 100 Literary Magazines in the United States.

Published twice a year, Indiana Review is based at Indiana University Bloomington. It describes its mission as offering the highest quality writing within a wide aesthetic. Indiana Review publishes work by both established and emerging writers, and works by contributors to have been awarded the Pushcart Prize and reprinted in The Pushcart Prize Anthology: Best of the Small Presses, as well as in Best American Short Stories, Best American Poetry, and The O. Henry Prize Stories.

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A guest post by Virginia Lloyd

You’re ready to approach an agent or publisher with your finished manuscript. You’re no doubt exhausted and relieved to have reached this point. But appealing to a publishing professional is a struggle of a wholly different kind. Which agent to email? Which publishing house to submit your first three chapters? Here are some ways you can improve your chances of finding the right agent or publisher for you.

An agent or a publisher?

Many writers ask me whether they need a literary agent. My answer is that it truly depends on your unique circumstances – and the quality of the agent.

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Iceland Writers Retreat is offering talented writers from around the world the chance to attend its April 2019 program for free.

For this scholarship program, writers can apply for either full or partial funding. The full funding scholarship includes a round-trip airfare plus the full retreat package including accommodation, tours, most meals and all workshops for the duration of the event. Partial funding covers the participant costs only and does not include accommodation or flights.

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“Tin House is an invaluable repository of fine American writing and American fiction, presented in a crisp and entertaining visual format.” – Stephen King

The first issue of literary magazine Tin House was published in 1999. Based in Portland, Oregon, Tin House publishes fiction, essays, and poetry, and its contributors have frequently been recognised by major American literary awards and anthologies including the Best American Short Stories and the O. Henry Prize.

For the next six weeks Tin House is accepting submissions for its first three issues of 2019:

  • Summer 2019 and Winter 2019  – Open, non-themed
  • Fall 2019 – The Horror, from the mundane frights of everyday life to the truly macabre, if it makes your hair stand on end, Tin House want to hear about it

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