March 2022 eLitPak
New & forthcoming titles, calls for submissions, writing & book contests
The NewPages eLitPak includes digital fliers from literary magazines, creative writing programs, writing conferences and events, and independent publishers. Discover calls for submissions, writing and book contests, application deadlines, upcoming events, new releases and issue announcements, and more.
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Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest
30th year. Submit stories and essays to Winning Writers' 2022 contest to win $3,000 and online publication. Accepts published and unpublished work. Co-sponsored by Duotrope. Recommended by Reedsy. Judged by Mina Manchester. Deadline: April 30. Winners announced on October 15. View flyer and visit their website.
National Indie Excellence Awards Close to Entries on March 31
The 16th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards (NIEA) are open to all English language printed books available for sale, including small presses, mid-size independent publishers, university presses, and self-published authors. NIEA is proud to be a champion of self-publishing and small independent presses going the extra mile to produce books of excellence in every aspect. Visit website.
Elk River Writers Workshop: Voices. Elevated.
Our workshop embodies the idea that deep, communal experiences with the wild open the door to creativity. Students who are serious about fostering a connection with place will work with some of the most celebrated nature writers in the U.S. For our 2022 workshop, we welcome faculty members Camille Dungy, Sean Hill, J. Drew Lanham, Beth Piatote, and Laura Pritchett. Visit website.
Midway Journal's -1000 Below: Flash Prose and Poetry Contest
Midway Journal's -1000 Below: Flash Prose and Poetry Contest is open! Deadline June 1st. $500 first prize and publication in Midway, $250 second prize and publication in Midway; $50 third prize and publication in Midway. $10 entry. Unlimited entries. Judge: Kim Chinquee. For complete guidelines visit website.
Take 10% off CARVE Online Writing Classes
Take 10% off Carve's peer group online classes! Learn on your own schedule how to improve your short stories through all original content. The Fundamentals class introduces how to use Character & Plot, Point of View, Dialogue, Inner Monologue, Description. The Techniques class introduces Use of Senses, Imagery, Metaphors & Similes, Rhythm & Pacing, and Threading. Visit website.
6th Annual Taos Writer Conference
Join us in the beautiful Taos, New Mexico, for an award-winning writers conference over the weekend of 7/29-7/31/22 for over twenty workshops in every genre and keynote speaker/author: Ana Castillo. Confirmed faculty include Leeanna Torres, Beth Piatote, EJ Levy, T.J. English, Juan Morales, Connie Josefs, Amy Beeder, and many more. For further information visit website, call 575-758-0081, or email.
Flying South 2022 Annual Competition/Publication
$2,000 in prizes. From March 1 to May 31, Flying South 2022 will be accepting entries for prizes in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry. Best in Category winners will be published and receive $500 each. The WSW President's award winner will win an additional $500. All entries will be considered for publication. For full details, please visit our website.
The Main Street Rag Submission Opportunities
Check out our interactive flyer to see the current submission opportunities for our quarterly literary magazine and book publishing arm. Feel free to browse our Online Bookstore to see who/what we have published in our 26 years and counting.
Get your MFA in Creative Writing at Wilson College
Reach the next level of your career with a concentration in creative writing. The Master of Fine Arts at Wilson College is a two-year terminal degree designed for working professionals or experienced practitioners in their field. This program offers a low-residency schedule tailored to meet the needs of artists. Visit website.
Celebrate National Women's History Month with Livingston Press
Livingston Press, from the University of West Alabama, is celebrating Women's History Month with works by Christy Alexander Hallberg and Laura Secord. View our flyer to learn more about these two titles and visit our website to grab your copies.
New Books from Temple University Press
Check out our flyer to discover new and recently published titles from Erin Suzuki, Joo Ok Kim, Jeffrey R. Wilson, Christopher Krentz, and more. View more books from Temple University Press at our website.
december Magazine seeks submissions for our 2022 Curt Johnson Prose Awards
december seeks submissions for our 2022 Curt Johnson Prose Awards in fiction and creative nonfiction. Prizes each genre — $1,500 & publication (winner); $500 & publication (honorable mention). All finalists will be listed in the 2022 Fall/Winter awards issue. $20 entry fee includes a copy of the awards issue. Submit 1 story or essay up to 8,000 words deadline May 1. Complete guidelines at our website.