• £10,000 Food and Drink Short Story Prize: Entries close 7 January 2019

    The Mogford Hotels and Restaurants Group is inviting entries for its seventh annual short story prize. The winner will receive £10,000 (approximately US$11,500) and the competition is open to writers worldwide. The judges for the 2019 contest…

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    Writing Personal Essays with Roxane Gay (Giveaway)

    Learn about looking inward and outward in personal essays with a New York Times Bestselling Author Roxane Gay’s writing garners international acclaim for its reflective, no-holds-barred exploration of feminism and social criticism. With a deft eye on modern…

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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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    Boulevard Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers: Entries Close 31 December 2018

    Boulevard is accepting entries for its annual short fiction contest for emerging writers. The winner will receive US$1500 and have their story published in the magazine. Boulevard is an American literary magazine established in 1985 and based…

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    The Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship for Emerging Writers: Applications Close 2 December

    Former Fine Arts Work Center Fellows include Nick Flynn, Marie Howe, Major Jackson, Tyehimba Jess, Ada Limón, Ann Patchett, Jhumpa Lahiri and Jacqueline Woodson. Applications are open for the Fine Arts Work Center’s unique seven-month residency…

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