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ONLINE WRITING CLASSES from Creative Nonfiction magazine, the voice of the genre. Our 10- and 5-week classes in memoir, personal essay, magazine writing, and more, provide professional guidance, motivating deadlines, and a supportive community of writers. Firm deadlines and feedback help keep you writing and improving your work throughout the class. Whether you're just starting out or are looking for an advanced class to help you refine and polish your work, we have a course for you. Class sessions begin in January, April, June, and September.
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PARIS WRITERS’ WORKSHOP 2018 Paris Writers’ Workshop 2018: Sunday, June 24 – Saturday, June 30. Come join our international community of writers!
With the support of the Anglophone association WICE, the Paris Writers’ Workshop has established a strong international reputation for the quality of its instruction, its prestigious faculty, and the success of its alumni. New and established writers are welcome.
For more information and to register, visit our website at: www.pariswritersworkshop.com/, or call us at +33 (0)1 45 66 75 50. The Paris Writers’ Workshop 2018 (PWW) will be held at the Forum 104 center in central Paris
REVOLUTIONARY WORKSHOP METHOD Amherst Writers & Artists 5-day Facilitator Training Retreats—3 trainings left this year. Become certified to facilitate writing workshops in the AWA Method—a strengths-based approach to help writers discover their voices, cultivate their confidence and refine their craft. The AWA Method has a 30-year history of success with writing workshops in community, academic, and social-justice settings. Visit our website to learn more about our trainings or to discover how to find an AWA-based group to write with.
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SANTA FE WRITERS LAB Elevate your writing in enchanting Santa Fe with workshops led by some of the world’s most accomplished writers. At Writers Lab workshops we hold values of craft, community, and the creative process in the highest regard. Workshop topics include fiction, nonfiction, memoir, travel writing, and more. Join Natalie Goldberg, Rolf Potts, Pamela Houston, Hampton Sides, Deborah Madison, Kirk Ellis, and Margaret Wrinkle—to name a few of our guest instructors—on our beautiful campus overlooking magical Santa Fe.
BIRDS & MUSES RETREATS Intimate writing retreats and small-group workshops in soul-stirring locations, led by acclaimed writers of fiction & memoir who will guide you, cook for you, explore with you. Boutique-style lodgings, sumptuous meals, one-on-one manuscript consults. Refresh your imagination, refine your project, see yourself anew. Core Faculty: Kate Moses, Kate Christensen, Elizabeth Cohen, Mary Pols. Applications open for May 2018: Week-long Writing Intensive in Southern France, Week-long Sensory Workshop at Craigardan Arts Center in Adirondacks. Fall 2018: Fiction, Memoir & Food Writing in Coastal Maine. October 2018: Year-long Book Incubator w/Residencies at Craigardan. November 2018: Writing Intensive in Sicily. Email: email@example.com
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CREATIVE NONFICTION CONFERENCE Join us in Pittsburgh May 24–26 (Memorial Day weekend) for the 2018 Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference, three days of practical advice, meaningful insights, and lasting connections. Dedicated to the art of memoir, personal essays, narrative journalism, and more, the Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference features craft talks, breakout sessions, publishing advice, consultations, and manuscript reviews--all designed to help you tell your true story better.
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LEOPARDI WRITING CONFERENCE An opportunity for writers: July 23rd to 27th. Join us in an idyllic setting minutes away from the Adriatic, and workshop your writing with our distinguished faculty. Workshop leaders: Alix Christie (Fiction), Brett Fletcher Lauer (Poetry), and Christine O'Brien (Non-Fiction). Guest speakers: Teresa Burns Gunther (Fiction), Mollye Miller Shehadeh (Poetry), and Michael Gardner (Non-Fiction). Each genre will be capped at 15 participants. Tuition is $750 for the week. - A limited number of FULL TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS are available. - Phone: 650.877.2576 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - For more information, including how to apply (application is free)
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PRAIRIE SCHOONER BOOK PRIZE The Prairie Schooner Book Prize Series invites submissions of short story and poetry collection manuscripts to our annual contest. A winning manuscript in each genre will receive $3,000 and publication through the University of Nebraska Press. We welcome manuscripts from all writers, including non-U.S. citizens writing in English, and those who have previously published books, excluding those affiliated with Prairie Schooner and the University of Nebraska. The submission fee is $25 dollars, and submissions will be accepted through March 15. For full submission guidelines or to submit online, visit
TILLIE OLSEN SHORT STORY AWARD The Tishman Review's Tillie Olsen Short Story Award is open for submissions until March 30, 2018. We are looking for your best unpublished short story that is 5,000 words or less. The entry fee is $15.00 per story. All entries considered for publication, and entrants receive a one-year ebook subscription to The Tishman Review. Winner receives $500.00 and publication in the July issue. Our 2018 judge is the award-winning author Tori Malcangio. We read blind. Please see our website for further details: thetishmanreview.com and submit through Submittable. In 2017, we published thirteen stories submitted through TOSSA.
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EDITOR AVAILABLE Editor available, specializing in young adult, popular, and women's fiction, among other genres. Reasonable rates and free sample edit upon request. Will provide in-depth evaluation of plot, characters, worldbuilding, proofreading, and more. Also assisting with query letters. With an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College, I have years of editorial and writing experience. Contact: email@example.com Website: www.shaysiegel.com.
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LITERARY MENTORSHIP & RETREATS Realize your vision for your book project with the guidance of Kate Moses, internationally acclaimed novelist/memoirist, professional editor with 30+ years experience. (Wintering, Cakewalk, Mothers Who Think: translated into 18 languages, numerous awards, editor at Salon, North Point Press). Whether developmental brainstorming to begin your book or surgical restructuring of a draft manuscript, my work with you & for you will be invested, insightful, nurturing and generous. Specializing in literary fiction, memoir, lyric & personal essays, food writing, mixed genre. Big picture and detailed feedback by email, phone, Skype. Workshops & retreats in inspiring locations. Free initial consultation. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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MANUSCRIPT EDITING & CRITIQUES Professional editor, literary midwife, award-winning author (Bantam, Avon, Berkley/Ace, others) offers extensive critiques, tutorials, revisions, support. Upgrade your writing skills; solve problems with plot, character development, pacing. Specialties include literary and mainstream fiction, mystery/thriller, juvenile/YA, general nonfiction, psychology, spirituality. Stellar book proposals and queries. Carol Gaskin. Phone: (941) 377-7640. Email: Carol@EditorialAlchemy.com.
Editorial Service. Editing, Critiques, Marketing Assistance for Authors
JEFF BASKIN WRITERS FELLOWSHIP Deadline: March 24. To support a debut book of creative nonfiction. $10,000 stipend, housing, and an editorial apprenticeship with OXFORD AMERICAN toward a nine-month residency in Central Arkansas. OXFORD AMERICAN, a quarterly magazine dedicated to documenting the complexity and vitality of the American South, has helped launch and sustain the careers of many significant writers of literary journalism, memoir, reportage, criticism, and the lyric essay. The OA, along with its contributors, has received numerous awards, including the National Magazine Award in General Excellence. For more information, email us at editors AT oxfordamerican.org or visit
Rentals & Travel
RIVER WRITING ADVENTURE Page Lambert’s professionally outfitted rafting trip down the Green River in Utah's Majestic Canyons explores writing and sculpting as complementary forms of creative expression. The adventure starts and ends in Moab, Utah. Includes scenic flight to launch site. Lambert's rafting trips were featured in O magazine in 2006 as "One of the top six, all-girl getaways of the year." This trip will be the perfect time and place to rediscover the story of your life! August 27-Sept 1, 2018. Lambert teaches graduate writing at the University of Denver, leads horseback writing adventures in Wyoming, and weaving and writing adventures in Peru.
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Books & Publications
THE GETTYSBURG REVIEW One of the nation's premier literary quarterlies, the Gettysburg Review features poetry, fiction, essays, reviews, and graphic art by some of the finest writers and artists. The Gettysburg Review has earned many awards, including four Best Journal Design awards, and a PEN/Nora Magid Award for Excellence in Editing. Contributors have included luminaries such as E. L. Doctorow, Rita Dove, Philip Schultz, and Joyce Carol Oates, as well as emerging writers such as Becky Hagenston, Allegra Hyde, Keith Lesmeister, and Shara McCallum. More than one hundred published works first appearing in its pages have been reprinted in various prize anthologies.
CALL FOR CURRENT EVENTS POETRY THE NEW VERSE NEWS seeks previously unpublished poetic verses (especially those with a politically progressive bent) on current and specific news stories and events for its daily postings. No simultaneous submissions. See the website for further guidelines and for examples of the kinds of poems published. Then paste your submission and a brief bio in the text of an email (no attachments, please) to nvneditorATgmailDOTcom. Write "Verse News Submission" in the subject line of your email.
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SUBMIT TO LITTLE ROSE MAGAZINE We're a new online magazine looking for poetry, fiction, nonfiction, photography, and art. This a great opportunity for new and emerging writers and artists! Our theme is identity. This includes topics such as race, gender, class, culture, feminism, intersectionality, ethnicity, and religion. Basically, tell us what it's like to be human. Send us your best work!
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