Applications Now Open for the Philip Roth Residence in Creative Writing

Bucknell University in central Pennsylvania is inviting application for its annual Philip Roth Residence in Creative Writing. The successful applicants will receive a stipend of US$5000 and four month’s lodging at Bucknell’s Poets’ Cottage. The Philip Roth Residence…

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Why You Should Flash Your Fiction

A guest post by Claire Fuller   So, you don’t think flash fiction is for you? You’re working on a novel, a (long) short story, or a memoir. For you, writing is about expansion, exploration,…

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Entries Now Open for the 27th International Radio Playwriting Competition

Writers from around the world are invited to enter the 27th International Radio Playwriting Competition. Two winners will each receive fully paid trips to London and a cash prize of £2500 (US$3250). The International Radio…

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Applications Now Open for the $15,000 Steinbeck Fellows Program

Applications are currently being accepted for the Steinbeck Fellows Program of San José State University. The program offers emerging writers of any age and background the opportunity to pursue a significant writing project while in…

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£10,000 Food and Drink Short Story Prize

The Mogford Hotels and Restaurants Group is inviting entries for its eighth annual short story prize. The winner will receive £10,000 (approximately US$12,9000) and the competition is open to writers worldwide. The judges for the…

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