The Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize 2013

Entries are now being accepted for one of the world’s richest poetry prizes, The Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize. The winner of the 2013 prize will receive €10,000 (approximately US$13,000), up from the €5,000 first prize offered in…

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The Dark Crystal’s $10,000 Author Quest

The Jim Henson Company are searching for an author to write a new novel set in the world of Henson’s The Dark Crystal. This new Dark Crystal novel will be a prequel story, set at the time of the Gelfling…

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Opportunities for Writers: July and August 2013

Writing competitions, publication opportunities, fellowships and other events for emerging and established writers. For full submission and entry information, please refer to the relevant websites. The International Writers’ and Artists’ Residency offers residencies of one…

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Friday Letterbox: Updates from Aerogramme Writers’ Studio (7 June)

This week we’re honoured to post a guest article by Kenn Adams, the original creator of The Story Spine. You’ve probably read about the story spine before; it’s one of Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling. Quirk…

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Looking for Love: $10,000 Competition for Unpublished Manuscripts

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