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NORMAN MACLEAN FESTIVAL The 2017 “In the Footsteps of Norman Maclean Festival” will highlight literature and film that focus on the natural world in the spirit of Norman Maclean's acclaimed novella A River Runs Through It and the iconic Robert Redford film based on Maclean's book in Seeley Lake and Missoula, Montana September 8-10. This second 'Maclean Festival” is titled Story of the Blackfoot and will celebrate the current work of some of Montana's best authors as well as the creators, actors, and producers of the film A River Runs Through It.
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NORTH STREET BOOK PRIZE For self-published books. 3rd year. Three authors will each win $1,500 and expert help with marketing their books. Categories: General Fiction, Young Adult Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction & Memoir. $6,000 in total cash prizes. Fee: $60. Submit by June 30. Final judges: Jendi Reiter and Ellen LaFleche. Submit by mail or online via Submittable. Sponsored by Winning Writers, one of the "101 Best Websites for Writers" (Writer's Digest). Co-sponsored by BookBaby and Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of The Frugal Book Promoter.
North Street Book Prize for Self-Published Books
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POETRY CRITIQUES Are you ready to take your poems to the next level?
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TAKE IT UP A NOTCH EXPERIENCED EDITOR, prizewinning author of poetry and literary fiction, I'm looking to assist you with your next step. My clients have sold manuscripts and won prizes. I am respectful. Thorough. Could be a catalyst for your novel, poetry manuscript, memoir, or essay. New writer, MFA applicant, or graduate, I can help with query letters and submissions, as well as publishing advice. Free initial consultation. Email inquiry to Diana Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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WRITING AND EDITING SERVICES Author, Creative Consultant, Award-Winning Playwright
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WRITING AND EDITING SERVICES Richard at ReWrite offers proofreading, editing, writing, rewriting (overwriting), and ghostwriting services for non-fiction and fiction writing. Richard has worked as a research, writer, and editor in a wide range of fields and disciplines over the last 30 years, including politics, labour, sociology, environmental science, climate change, martial arts, philosophy, and spirituality. ReWrite promotes writing that is simple, clear, and consistent, and encourages authentic individual style. Richard is based in Cape Town, South Africa. Contact Richard. ReWrite@gmail.com
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2017 LOUISIANA BOOK FESTIVAL Saturday, October 28, 10 am to 5 pm in downtown Baton Rouge, the Louisiana Book Festival is a FREE, world-class event open to the public. Celebrating readers, writers, and their books, this award-winning festival has something of interest to everyone.
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BASEBALL BARD Online literary magazine with annual printed book seeks poems of up to 32 lines on the subject of baseball. All properly submitted poems are accepted. Poets new to Baseball Bard are invited to submit on a free trial basis. For guidelines, see "Poem Submit" at baseballbard.com. E-mail: email@example.com
CALL FOR CURRENT EVENTS POETRY THE NEW VERSE NEWS seeks genuinely poetic verses (especially those with a politically progressive bent) on current and specific news stories and events for its daily postings. See the website for 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
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS SPANK the CARP is looking for flash fiction, short stories, and poetry, including shape poetry. If your work is thought-provoking, sophisticated, yet not pretentious or obscure, we’re interested. For submission guidelines and more information visit www.spankthecarp.com.
SPANK the CARP
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Stone Canoe, the annual journal of art, writing, and ideas from Upstate New York, is currently reading submissions for the 2018 issue. Deadlines vary by genre, and are staggered throughout the month of July. For complete details, eligibility requirements, and submission guidelines, visit us online.
Stone Canoe's Website
COLLATERAL Collateral is an online literary journal affiliated with the University of Washington Tacoma. We publish poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual arts concerned with the impact of military service beyond the combat zone. The voices of those more indirectly impacted by war sometimes go unheard, and our journal seeks to capture the “collateral” impact of military service in all its forms. We publish work by veterans, reserve/active duty soldiers, and civilians every May and November; we accept submissions year-round through our website. Send up to 5 poems, 3,000 words of prose, or 7 images.
FUNNY IN FIVE HUNDRED FunnyinFiveHundred.com strives to be the funniest, silliest literary website out there. If you can write a funny flash fiction story, monologue, or novelette, you've come to the right place.
We accept funny stories in under 500 words and funny monologues in under 500 words (sorry, no pay for these), and short stories (7,500 to 15,000 words... we pay $.01 per word).
JERSEY DEVIL PRESS We're funny, like the yogurt that's been in your fridge for a month. We're mysterious, like Bigfoot. We're from New Jersey, like Amiri Baraka, George R. R. Martin, Frank Sinatra Jr. and King Kong Bundy. We're open to your craziest shit, like that one ex you can't get out of your head. We are the world's greatest literary magazine. SUBMIT.
Jersey Devil Press
OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Sable Books, a hybrid, cooperative small press publisher, is seeking fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry manuscripts for our fall publishing list. Submit your manuscripts now through July 31, 2017 to submissions at sablebooks dot org. Please include a cover letter and bio. No presales required. No reading fee. Check out our website to see what we're doing.
PARENTING ANTHOLOGY Seeking nonfiction about the challenges and rewards of parenting with a mental illness. We are looking for contributors with varying diagnoses. Likewise, we are looking for essays from any point on the parenting timeline—from the decision to have a child, to helping children navigate adulthood. Please visit parentingmentalillnessbook.wordpress.com.
How the Light Gets In
SE ASIAN STORIES/POEMS WANTED
Anak Sastra seeks short stories, creative nonfiction, poetry and book reviews for its 28th issue due out late July 2017. Story themes and/or contributors must have some connection to Southeast Asia. For more information and to submit work, please visit http://www.anaksastra.com.
YOUNG ADULT WRITING CONTEST Accepting submissions for Publishizer's YA writing contest, "Plot Without a Cause" from Jul 1-31 2017. We love the Young Adult category because it behaves as its intended audience: irreverent, robust, defying definition and rebelling against straitjacket conventions. Submit a 1000 word book proposal based on your book to stand a chance to win USD1000 cash, and to get in front of more publishers and readers! This contest is free to enter, subject to approval. Accepting only original, unpublished works in English.
Plot Without A Cause YA Writing Contest
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