Opportunities for Writers: October and November 2014

Opportunities for Writers October and November 2014

 

Over 90 competitions, publication opportunities, fellowships and more.

Please check the relevant websites for all terms and conditions and be aware that entry fees are payable in many cases. 

Boston Review’s Aura Estrada Short Story Contest
will be judged in 2014 by Ruth Ozeki, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for A Tale for the Time Being. The winning author will receive US $1500 and have his or her work published in the summer edition of Boston Review. Entries close 1 October.

Vermont Studio Center
is the largest international artists’ and writers’ Residency Program in the United States, hosting 50 visual artists and writers each month from across the country and around the world. The Studio Center provides 2-12 week studio residencies on a historic 30-building campus along the Gihon River in Johnson, Vermont. The next application deadline is 1 October.

Zoetrope All-Story’s Annual Fiction Contest
has the aim of seeking out and encouraging talented writers, with the winning and runners-up’s work being forwarded to leading literary agents. A first prize of US$1000 is also offered. Stories can be up to 5000 words. Entries close 1 October.

Southern Indiana Review’s Mary C. Mohr Editors’ Award
will award a prize of US $2000 and publication for a poem or poems up to 10 pages long.All themes and subject matters are eligible and all submissions will be considered for publication. Entries close 1 October.

Bernheim Forest Writing Residencies
are offered in collaboration with Sarabande Books and Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest. The Bernheim Forest Writing Residency is located in a 14,000 acre forest and nature preserve located near Louisville, Kentucky. Residents receive a $500 honorarium and stay for between 4 and 12 weeks in a furnished cabin. Applications close 1 October.

Stinging Fly
publishes new, previously unpublished work by Irish and international writers. It has a particular interest in promoting the short story. Each issue also includes a mix of poetry, book reviews and essays, alongside occasional author interviews and novel extracts. Submissions reopen in October.

Berton House Writers’ Retreat
is located in Dawson City, Yukon. Professional Canadian writers who have published at least one book and are established in any creative literary discipline (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, play/screenwriting, journalism) may apply for a three-month residency. Closes 3 October.

David Harold Tribe Fiction Prize
is for an original, previously unpublished work of fiction between 3000 and 3500 words, completed not earlier than three years before the closing date by a person normally resident in Australia during the four years prior to the submission of the work. The winner will receive AUD$12,000 and publication. Entries close 3 October.

BBC Cymru Wales and National Theatre Wales
in partnership with BBC Writersroom, is inviting submissions for the second £10,000 Wales Drama Award. Writers must submit a full-length script in any medium, unperformed or unproduced and in the English language, and at least 30 minutes long. This opportunity is open to any writer residing in Wales. Entries close 7 October.

Litro Magazine
is seeking submissions for its November 2014 print issue with the theme ‘No Such Luck’. It accepts short fiction, flash/micro fiction and non-fiction. Submissions close 11 October.

Brown Foundation Fellows Program
offers residencies of one to three months to mid-career writers, poets and artists at the Dora Maar House in Ménerbes, France. Residents are provided with travel expenses, lodging, work space, and a daily stipend. Applications must be submitted by 15 October for fellowships taking place between 1 February and 30 June 2015.

Screencraft’s Action and Thriller Script Contest
is open for entries. The winner receives US$2000 and a phone consultation with a top action movie producer. Entries close 15 October.

River Teeth’s Literary Non-fiction Book Contest
is open to manuscripts between 150 and 400 pages long. The winner will receive US$1000 and publication by the University of New Mexico Press. Entries close 15 October.

Miami University Press’s Novella Contest
has been given annually since 2005 to a novella length manuscript of original fiction. The winning manuscript will receive a US$750 advance and publication. Submissions close 15 October.

Triquarterly
welcomes submissions of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, short drama, video essays, and hybrid work from established as well as emerging writers. It also welcomes short-short prose pieces. It asks that poets submit no more than six poems between per cycle, and that prose authors limit their total submission to fewer than 3500 words. Submissions reopen 15 October.

Centre d’Art Marnay Art Centre
offers residencies year-round to writers and other artists in the Champagne-Ardenne region of northern France. The program aims to support residents in their ‘creative explorations, investigations, and professional growth, within an environment of communication and exchange.’ Residents are housed in seven recently renovated studios. The centre offers two scholarships for two-month retreats, one is co-sponsored by UNESCO; applications close 15 October. General applications are considered on a rolling basis.

Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship
awards approximately US$54,000 annually to an American poet to spend one year outside North America, in whatever place the recipient feels will most advance his or her work. The scholarship is open to all American poets, whether there work has been published or not (though recent recipients have been published poets). Applications close 15 October.

Margaret River Short Story Writing Competition
is open to all authors of any age or nationality. Winning, highly commended and a limited number of stories will be selected for publication. First prize is valued at AUD$1500 and includes $500 cash and $500 contribution towards an airfare to attend the Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival in Western Australia. Entries close 18 October.

Guardian Legend Self-Published Book of the Month
is open to UK residents aged 18 and over. To enter the competition you must submit an original work of fiction containing at least 40,000 words, as well as a synopsis of the work. Your work must have been self-published after 31 December 2011 and cannot have been published (or agreed to be published) by a third-party traditional publisher. Submissions will be accepted between 1 and 18 October, and between 1 and 18 November.

Writers Omi at Ledig House
is located in Ghent, New York, two and a half hours from New York City.  Since it was founded in 1992 it has hosted hundreds of authors and translators, representing more than fifty countries, including Gary Shteyngart, Kiran Desai and Colum McCann. Guests may select a residency of one week to two months. Applications close 20 October.

Four Quarters Magazine
is now open to submissions for its December issue with the theme ‘No Man’s Land’. Four Quarters publishes a broad range of material including essays, book reviews and poetry. The final dates for submissions is 20 October.

Burt Award for Caribbean Literature
is an annual award given to three English-language literary works for young adults written by Caribbean authors. A first prize of CAD$10,000, a second prize of $7000 and a third prize of $5000 will be awarded to the winning authors. Published books and self-published books published between 1 October 2012 and 23 October 2014, as well as unpublished manuscripts, are eligible for the award. Entries close 24 October.

Melbourne Poets Union International Poetry Competition
is now in its 20th year. The winner receives AUD$1500 and there are a number of runner-up prizes. Poems can be on any theme and must be less than 50 lines. Entries close 31 October.

Horatio Nelson Fiction Prize
is awarded by Black Balloon Publishing. The winner will receive a book deal and US$500. The prize is for unpublished manuscripts of 50,000 words or more and there is no entry fee. Entries close 31 October.

Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art
is an annual publication produced by students in the Columbia University School of the Arts Graduate Writing program. The journal is dedicated to publishing not only established authors but also fresh, never before published voices. Submissions close 31 October.

Lunch Ticket
is a biannual journal published by the MFA community of Antioch University of Los Angeles. It publishes fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, writing for young people and visual art. Submissions for the Winter/Spring 2015 issue close 31 October.

Fiction Desk’s Newcomer Prize
is a competition for new short stories from 1000 to 5000 words in length. The first prize is £500 and second prize is £250. Both winners will also be published in an upcoming Fiction Desk anthology. Entries must be original and writers must not have had a novel or collection of short stories published in physical, printed format. Closes 31 October.

Morland Scholarship for Writers
will award three scholarships of £18,000 to writers who were born in Africa or whose parents were born in Africa. Applications close 31 October.

London Magazine
is England’s oldest literary periodical, with a history stretching back to 1732.  Entries for the magazine’s prestigious short story competition are welcomed from writers around the world. The winner will receive £500 and publication. Entries close 31 October.

Bare Fiction Prize
offers international awards for Poetry, Flash Fiction, and Short Story with a total prize fund of £2500. All winners will be published in the Spring 2015 issue of Bare Fiction Magazine. Entries close 31 October.

Marfield Prize
also known as the National Award for Arts Writing, is given annually by the Arts Club of Washington to nonfiction books about the arts written for a broad audience. The winner receives $10,000. Books must be non-fiction titles written in English by a single, living author, originally published in the United States in 2014. Entries close 31 October.

Amazon.ca First Novel Award
is a competition that recognises the outstanding achievement of a first-time Canadian novelist.The Award is for books published in English in between 1 January 2014 and 31 March 2015. Finalists receive $1000 each and the winner receives $7500. Entries for books published in 2014 close on 1 November.

Many Voices Project by New Rivers Press
is a competition for book-length unpublished manuscripts by new or emerging writers.There is also a poetry prize and both this and the prose prize are open to anyone writing in English. The two winning titles will be published in the following October by New Rivers Press and distributed across the United States through Consortium Book Sales and Distribution. Each winning author will receive US$1000, ten complimentary copies of their published work, and a standard book contract. Entries close 1 November.

NaNoWriMo
November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, described as ‘the world’s largest writing event and nonprofit literary crusade’. Participants pledge to write 50,000 words in a month, starting from scratch and reaching ‘The End’ by November 30. The NaNoWriMo website offers lots of tips and support, as well as links to local events around the globe.

John Steinbeck Short Story Award
is one of three prizes offered by Reed Magazine. This award is for a work of fiction up to 5000 words and requires a reading fee of $15. The winner of the John Steinbeck Award receives a cash prize of US$1000. Entries close 1 November.

Gabriele Rico Creative Nonfiction Challenge
also offered by Reed Magazine, is for a work of nonfiction up to 5,000 words. The winner receives a cash prize of US$1333. Entries close 1 November.

Edwin Markham Prize
is the third prize from Reed Magazine. It is for is for works of poetry and is awarded for up to five poems. The winner receives US$1000.  Entries close 1 November.

Death Where the Nights are Long
is an anthology of writing about the idea and experience of death in extreme latitudes. The editors are asking approximately thirty writers from Canada, the U.S. and Iceland to deliver an account of death in its many varied forms. Submissions close 1 November.

Asymptote
is an international journal dedicated to literary translation. Submissions are currently open for translated fiction for its Danish Fiction Feature to be published in January 2015 – closes 1 November. Submissions are also welcomed on a rolling basis for essays about relatively unknown authors writing in a language other than English who deserves more attention from the English-speaking world.

Heavy Feather Review
is a literary and arts quarterly dedicated to publishing fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, drama, or any hybrid thereof. Submissions are now open for issue 4.1 – the deadline is 1 November. Each issue also features a chapbook, alternating each issue between fiction and poetry chapbooks. An entry fee does apply for the chapbook competition and the successful writer receives a US$250 prize.

People, Place & Planet: WWF Cymru Prize for Writing on Nature and the Environment
is a brand new prize for previously unpublished non-fiction writing of between 8000 and 30,000 words. It is open to UK and Ireland residents, plus individuals living worldwide who have been educated in Wales. Work should take the subject or setting of nature, the outdoors, landscape or the environment. First prize is £1000 cash; e-publication of the work; a weekend stay at Gladstone’s Library, Flintshire, and a positive critique of the work by leading literary agent at WME, Cathryn Summerhayes, as well as lunch with her in London. Entries close 1 November.

Diverse Voices Quarterly
aims to be an outlet for and by everyone: every age, race, gender, sexual orientation and religious background. Submissions for the Winter issue close on 1 November.

Best American Experimental Anthology
is an annual anthology of approximately 200 pages to be published by Wesleyan University Press in fall 2015. Submissions close 1 November.

Buffalo Almanack
is an online quarterly journal of fiction, photography and literary criticism. It welcomes submissions for new and established writers. New issues are released quarterly and submissions 2015 reopen on 1 November.

Caledonia Novel Award
is a new international competition for unpublished writers. Entries should include the first 20 pages plus a 200 word synopsis. First prize is £1000 and the Award will be judged by Hellie Ogden, a literary agent at Janklow & Nesbit. Entries close 2 November.

Cassian Elwes Independent Screenwriting Fellowship
is being offered for the second time in 2014. One unrepresented writer with a screenplay of independent sensibility and lifetime writing earnings not exceeding US$5000 will receive an all-expense paid trip to the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and mentorship from Elwes himself. Screenwriters must opt-in for this fellowship on The Black List site; the shortlist will be selected on 7 November.

Commonwealth Short Story Prize
is an annual award for unpublished short fiction open to citizens of Commonwealth countries. The prize covers the five regions:  Africa, Asia, Canada and Europe, Caribbean and Pacific. The overall winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize will receive £5000 and the remaining four regional winners will receive £2500. Entries must be 2000 words minimum, 5000 words maximum. Entries close 15 November.

Rocky Mountain National Park Artist-in-Residence Program
offers professional writers, as well as composers, and visual and performing artists, the opportunity to ‘pursue their artistic discipline while being surrounded by the park’s inspiring landscape’. Selected artists stay in a historic cabin for two-week periods from June through September. Applications for 2015 close on 15 November.

Tin House
is accepting submissions for its non-themed Summer 2015 issue. It is looking for fiction, poetry, non-fiction and interviews. Submissions close 15 November.

Virginia Quarterly Review
accepts submissions of fiction, poetry and non-fiction. VQR generally pays US$200 per poem and 25 cents per word for prose. Submissions close 15 November.

Atlas Review
is accepting submissions for its fifth issue. Submissions of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and visual art are welcomed and simultaneous submissions are accepted. Closes 15 November.

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Annual Fiction Contest
is for writers who have not yet published a book of fiction. It is open to writers based anywhere in the world, though submissions must be in English and less than 7000 words. First prize is  US$1500, a domestic airfare and accommodation to attend the next Festival in New Orleans, a VIP All-Access Festival pass for the next Festival ($500 value), a public reading at a literary panel at the next Festival and publication in Louisiana Literature. Entries close 16 November.

Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition
Now in its 15th year, the Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition is for works up to 1500 words. The winner receives US$3000, publication in Writer’s Digest magazine, and a paid trip to the Writer’s Digest Conference in New York City. There are also many runners-up prizes. The early bird submission date is 17 November.

The Guardian’s Fiction Workshop 
is intensive weekend workshop aimed at published writers with a serious commitment to the craft. The program is led by accomplished author and lecturer MJ Hyland, author of the multi-award-winning How the Light Gets In and Man Booker Prize-nominated Carry Me Down. The workshop will be held at The Guardian’s offices in London on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November.

Museum of Words Flash Fiction Contest
will award $20,000 for one story of 100 words. This contest is open to writers from all countries and entries are accepted in four languages: English, Spanish, Arabic and Hebrew. Entries close 23 November.

Gratitude Travel Writing Contest
is looking for looking for an article about a place makes you ‘feel strong and hopeful.’ First prize is US$500 and there is no entry fee. Stories should be between 500 and 800 words in length and entries close 27 November.

Baltimore Review’s Winter Contest
is open to short stories, poems and creative non-fiction. The theme for the contest is Work. Prizes are US$500, $200, and $100 and there is an entry fee is $10. All entries considered for publication. Close 30 November.

Magic Oxygen Literary Competition
is for short stories and poetry from writers worldwide with a first prize of £1000. A £5 fee per entry is payable and the contest organisers will be planting a tree in Kenya for each entry (when the contest closes they will email the GPS co-ordinates of your tree to you). Entries close 30 November.

Kenyon Review’s Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize for Young Writers
recognises outstanding young poets and is open to high school sophomores and juniors throughout the world. The contest winner receives a full scholarship to the Kenyon Review Young Writers workshop. In addition, the winning poem and the poems of the two runners-up will be published in The Kenyon Review, one of the USA’s most widely read literary magazines. Entries close 30 November.

International Aeon Award Short Fiction Contest
is for short stories in any speculative fiction genre including fantasy, science fiction and horror. The contest has been running since 2004 and has a Grand Prize of €1000 (US$1300). Entries must be less than 10,000 words and must not have been previously published. The contest opens on 1 January each year, and runs for four rounds throughout the year. The submission deadline for the final round is 30 November.

Fish Publishing International Short Story Prize
is for stories up to 5000 words. First prize is €3000 (€1,000 of which is for travel expenses to the launch of the Anthology). Second prize is a week at the Anam Cara Writers’ & Artists’ Retreat and €300 travel expenses. Ten short stories will be published in the 2015 Fish Anthology. Entries close 30 November.

Hackney Literary Awards’ Short Story Prize
is for stories up to 5000 words in length. There are national prizes, as well as state prizes for writers from Alabama. A prize for unpublished poetry will also awarded. Entries close 30 November.

Atlantis Short Story Competition
is open to writers worldwide. Stories can be up to 2500 words in length and there are no genre restrictions. This contest is only open to writers who have not earned more than $5000 through their literary work(s). Entries close 30 November.

Ron Pretty Poetry Prize
will be awarded to a single poem of up to 30 lines, and is open to anyone over the age of 18 years. First prize is AUD$5000. Entries close 30 November.

Tampa Review
is the United States’ only hardback literary journal. It features art, poems, stories and essays. Submissions are open until 30 November for publication in 2015.

Royal Literary Fund Fellowship Scheme
has been designed for professional, published writers of literary merit with at least two books already published or mainstream theatre works performed or scripts broadcast. Applicants must be a native English-speaker and a citizen of the UK, the European Union or a Commonwealth country. Citizens of other countries may apply if, at the time of application, they have been living in the UK for at least three years. Register via email to receive an application pack in late November.

Blue Five Notebook Series
welcome unsolicited submissions of poetry (open to traditional or experimental forms of any length) and flash fiction (open to works of prose – up to 1,000 words – emphasising varying degrees of narrative, form, language, voice, and pacing). The reading period opens on 1 November and runs through to the end of the year.

The Quotable
is a quarterly print and online publication. Submissions for their winter issue on the theme ‘Nature or Nurture’ open on 1 October and close 1 December. It is seeking flash fiction (up to 1000 words), short fiction (up to 3000 words), and creative non-fiction (up to 3000 words) and poetry.

Salmagundi
is a quarterly magazine founded in 1965 and published since 1969 at Skidmore College. The magazine publishes essays, reviews, interviews, fiction, poetry, regular columns, polemics, debates and symposia. Submissions open on 1 November and close 1 December.

Clockhouse
is a national literary journal published by Clockhouse Writers’ Conference in partnership with Goddard College. Submissions from both established and emerging writers are being sought for its 2015 issue. Clockhouse accepts fiction, poetry, memoir, creative nonfiction, and dramatic work for stage or screen. Submissions close 1 December.

Southampton Review
is dedicated discovering new voices and visions while savoring long-standing favorites. Some of the established writers it has published include Billy Collins, Meg Wolitzer, Frank McCourt and David Rakoff. The current reading period closes on 1 December.

Jenny McKean Moore Writer in Washington
is a for a writer with significant publications (a book of fiction published by a well-regarded press) and teaching experience, though not necessarily in a conventional academic setting. The successful candidate will teach two classes (one per semester) at George Washington University and a small fiction workshop to members of the general Washington community. The salary is $60,000. Applications close 2 December.

Australian Book Review
welcomes entries in the eleventh Peter Porter Poetry Prize, which is now worth a total of AUD$7500. All poets writing in English are eligible, regardless of where they live. Poems must not exceed 75 lines.

Thin Air Magazine
is based at Northern Arizona University and published in print once a year and on the web on an ongoing basis. Submissions are now open for the Spring 2015 issue.

Bartleby Snopes
is seeking flash novels between 3000 and 10,000 words. According to the editors ‘we view the flash novel as more than just a longer story. Don’t think of it as a collection of flash stories that make up a novel. We want the depth of a novel in under 10,000 words.’

Caribbean Writer
is an international, refereed literary journal with a Caribbean focus, founded in 1986 and published annually by the University of the Virgin Islands. Submissions are currently open for Volume 29 to be published in 2015.

PEN Center USA Literary Awards
is accepting submissions of work produced or published in 2014 by writers living west of the Mississippi River. Entries in the eleven categories are reviewed and judged by panels of distinguished writers, critics, and editors. Each winner receives a $1000 cash prize, a one-year PEN Center USA membership, and will be PEN Center USA’s guest at the Annual Literary Awards Festival in Los Angeles.

Harper Collins Australia
is inviting unsolicited manuscripts from aspiring authors in Australia, New Zealand and around the world. Every Wednesday submissions will be accepted through their Wednesday Post portal. Submissions will only be accepted through Wednesday Post and should meet all the guidelines outlined on the site. They are currently looking for adult fiction and non-fiction including novels (all genres), memoirs, biographies, narrative histories, young adult, popular science and illustrated non-fiction.

Mosaic Magazine
is based in New York and explores the literary arts by writers of African descent. It features interviews, essays, book reviews and literature  lesson plans. Before submitting full articles send a brief summary via email. If you are interested in reviewing books forward a writing sample and bio.

Late Night Library’s Debut-litzer Prizes 2015
is open to debut books first published in North America between 1 January 2014 and 31 December in fiction and poetry. Authors, agents, publicists, or publishers may submit entries. Entries open in October.

American Short Fiction
accepts unsolicited submissions year round and there are no fixed guidelines as to content or length. Submissions to the magazine must be original and previously unpublished. ASF considers work that has appeared online (including on blogs and Facebook) to be previously published.

The Quaker
is an American undergraduate journal of literary art published by the Student Writers Guild and the Program in Creative Writing at Malone University in Ohio. It is seeking submissions of poetry, fiction and essays. Publication occurs on a rolling basis, and each semester one author is chosen to be honoured with a US$100 Editor’s Prize for an outstanding contribution to the journal.

Gettysburg Review
is published quarterly and considers unsolicited submissions of poetry, fiction and essays from September through to May. The editors strongly encourage all potential contributors to read several issues before submitting.

Yale Publishing Course
is aimed at middle and senior level professionals and features leading publishing executives and industry experts as well as distinguished faculty from the Yale School of Management. Applications for 2015 open in Fall.

Writing Disorder
is a quarterly online literary journal devoted to literature, art, and culture. The mission of our journal is to showcase new and emerging writers – particularly those in writing programs – as well as established ones. The editors are also currently accepting complete manuscripts of fiction, poetry and nonfiction for publication on the iTunes bookstore.

Wasafiri
is Britain’s premier magazine for international contemporary writing. Published quarterly, it has established a distinctive reputation for promoting work by new and established voices across the globe. Articles, essays, fiction and interviews should be less than 6000 words.

Prairie Schooner
was established in 1926. Its intention is to publish the best writing available, both from beginning and established writers. Submissions are open from September to May.

Bateau Lit Mag
is a letterpress publisher based in Northampton, Massachusetts. It produces high quality, well-designed, environmentally minded literary publications. Submissions for Bateau Lit Mag are encouraged from writers at all stages of their careers: age and previous publication are not considerations for eligibility.

Soho Press
is accepting unsolicited literary manuscripts. Interested authors should send three chapters (or fifty pages) and a cover letter to the attention of the acquisitions editor.

Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing.
is open to fiction and non-fiction writers who have recently completed an MFA, MA, or PhD in creative writing, and who need a year to complete their first book. The selected writers will spend the academic year (late August 2015 to early May 2016) at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. The fellows will teach one creative writing course each semester and will give a public reading from the work in progress. The fellowship carries a stipend of $37,500 plus travel expenses; health and life insurance are also provided.

Puffin Review
accepts submissions of fiction, poetry, book reviews and articles, and new writers are particularly encouraged to submit. There are no subject matter restrictions.

Twin Peaks Project
seeks to explore the ways in which the program influenced and inspired a generation of writers. Contributions from writers around the world are now invited.

Quarterly Literary Review Singapore
is an online journal promoting the literary arts in Singapore. It welcomes submissions from Singapore and around the world. Submissions for the October issue close on 30 September. Contributions received after the deadline will be rolled over to the next issue.

Normal School
is a bi-annual journal based at California State University at Fresno featuring nonfiction, fiction, poetry, criticism and journalism. It is particularly interested in essays that challenge established norms for the genre or that don’t seem to fit in easy categories of classification.

The Review Review
is looking for new reviewers of literary magazines. Writers can express their interest by completing a form on their website and supplying two writing samples.

Fiction
is a semiannual publication established in 1972. It is looking for the best new writing available, leaning toward the unconventional, and accept a variety of genres: experimental, satire, literary, translations, and contemporary. The magazines reading period runs from September to April.

Longreads
features new and classic stories (and story collections) from publishers and writers around the world. It seeks great storytelling across a diverse range of topics and genres. All stories should be over 1500 words. It is currently looking for non-fiction, fiction, in-depth interviews, magazine features, ebooks and anthologies, book chapters or excerpts, and academic or professional research.

Momentum
Australia’s first major digital imprint, is open to submissions. Momentum accepts submissions weekly on Mondays between 12.00 midnight and 11.59 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time via email only. Momentum is open to publishing fiction and non-fiction in most traditional and non-traditional genres. This includes new and previously published shorter length stories, essays and journalism between 15,000 to 50,000 words, genre novels and non-fiction between 50,000 to 100,000 words and longer and complex narratives of over 100,000 words. Writers can be based anywhere in the world.

Event
publishes fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. While most of its contributors are Canadian, it accept English-language submissions from writers around the world. The editors review every manuscript they receive, most of which are unsolicited and although they can’t publish them all, they do make an effort to provide useful feedback for authors whenever appropriate.

One Story
is a literary magazine that contains, simply, one story. Approximately every three-four weeks, subscribers are sent One Story in the mail, or on their digital devices. Stories must be between 3000 and 8000 words and can be in any style on any subject. Submissions are open between September and May.

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    • Kyle
      18 September 2014 / 12:59 pm

      The titles are the links

  1. 27 September 2014 / 6:02 am

    Don’t forget the Windsor International Writers Conference Nov. 13-16th…wi-wc.org

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