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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. Learn More. SHARE
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  • 2018 SAROYAN PRIZE Submissions are now being accepted for the 8th William Saroyan International Prize for Writing. Given by Stanford Libraries in partnership with the William Saroyan Foundation, the award recognizes newly published works of fiction and nonfiction with a $5,000 award for the winner in each category. The prize is designed to encourage new or emerging writers and honor the Saroyan literary legacy of originality, vitality, and stylistic innovation. Congratulations to our 2016 Fiction Winner T. Geronimo Johnson, for WELCOME TO BRAGGSVILLE, and our 2016 Nonfiction Winner, Lori Jakiela, for BELIEF IS ITS OWN KIND OF TRUTH, MAYBE. For more information visit the Saroyan Prize website. SHARE
  • BALCONES FICTION/POETRY PRIZE Austin Community College recognizes an outstanding book of fiction and of poetry each year with an award of $1,500. Books may be nominated by author or publisher; publication date between Jan. 1-Dec. 31 2017; nominations accepted Sept. 1, 2017 and Jan. 31, 2018. Send three copies. To nominate a book: For information: SHARE
  • NON/FICTION COLLECTION PRIZE Submissions open for The Journal's Non/Fiction Collection prize on February 1st. A $1,500 prize and publication by Mad Creek Books, an imprint of OSU Press, is awarded for a collection of stories, essays, or a combination of the two. Novelist and essayist Michelle Herman will judge. $25 entry fee includes a subscription to The Journal, the Ohio State University MFA program's literary review. Complete guidelines here. SHARE
  • SCHAFFNER AWARD IS OPEN Submissions are open for the 2018 Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature. The Nicholas Schaffner Award celebrates the life of the publisher’s brother Nicholas Schaffner, poet, musician, biographer, and esteemed music critic. We created this award to celebrate Nicholas's legacy and to encourage emerging writers whose lives and writing have been profoundly influenced by music. Memoir, novel, poetry, or essay collection. Send us your best music writing. Click here to enter SHARE
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  • ANNOUNCING CONJUNCTIONS: 69 BEING BODIES (NOVEMBER 2017) Edited by Bradford Morrow, BEING BODIES investigates the fragility, mutability, power, shame, textuality, permeability, mystery, and pleasure of the human body, through provocative, never-before-published fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. The emerging voices of Dina Nayeri, Sejal Shah, and Michael M. Weinstein appear alongside works from contemporary masters like prose writers Jorge Ángel Pérez and Rick Moody, photographer Rosamond Purcell, and poets Anne Waldman and Forrest Gander. With a sumptuous, opulent cover by Christy Lee Rogers and interior artwork from Edward Carey and Fern Seiden, BEING BODIES is an irresistible visual and literary seduction. Read dangerously. SHARE
  • 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. Subscribe here. SHARE
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  • 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. The New Verse News SHARE
  • CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Dying Dahlia Review is an online literary journal seeking poetry, flash fiction and art by women writers & women artists. We want work that is brief and powerful! To get an idea of what we are looking for, check out our archive section on our website. Submit up to 5 poems, 3 flash fiction stories or 3 pieces of art/photography. For more information on how to submit, visit We look forward to seeing your work! Website SHARE
  • NEON OPEN TO SUBMISSIONS Neon is a UK-based literary magazine that publishes poetry, prose, and artwork from anywhere in the world. At the moment we're looking for submissions to be published in our next and future issues. We're particularly interested in seeing work that relates to our upcoming themes of "The Apocalypse" and "Futurism", but welcome unthemed work as well. Click here to submit your work. SHARE

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