NewPages January 2024 eLitPak
MFA Programs, Calls for Submissions, New Titles & Issues, Writing & Book Contests
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Reserve your spot in an upcoming NewPages eLitPak. Reach our 6,000+ newsletter subscribers and have your flyer promoted on our blog and on our social media to our 30,000+ followers. Now accepting reservations for our February 2024 through January 2025 eLitPaks. Flyer order in the newsletter is based on order of reservations.
Open for Entries: The National Indie Excellence® Awards
Deadline: March 31, 2024
The 18th annual National Indie Excellence® Awards (NIEA) are open to all English language printed books available for sale, including small presses, mid-sized independent publishers, university presses, and self-published authors. NIEA is proud to be a champion of self-publishing and independent presses. Monetary awards, sponsorships, and entry rules are described in detail on our website.
Third Street Review - Open for Submissions February 1
Deadline: February 28, 2024
We want to see your work! Fiction, creative nonfiction up to 1000 words, three poems, and art and photography. Our mission is to explore the edges of things, to find the hidden cracks that let the light shine through. We publish quarterly and are a paying market. Have you got something for us? We can't wait to see it! Submissions open February 1. View our flyer for more information.
Kenyon Review Summer Residential Adult Writers Workshops
Deadline: February 16, 2024
Join us for our week-long, residential writing workshops in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry with acclaimed faculty in beautiful Gambier, Ohio. Unlike other writing workshops, the Kenyon Review Writing Workshops are generative, focused on giving writers time and space to produce new work. Since 1995, these workshops have provided thousands of writers with a nurturing space to take creative risks and push their writing to the next level. The low student-teacher ratio and supportive, rigorous, and immersive writing community have proved so popular that many students return again and again. Applications are open now and close February 16, 2024! Visit our website and view our flyer for more information and to apply.
Issue 88 of Kaleidoscope Available Now!
Accepting Submissions Year-Round
Authors and artists in issue 88 share ways they’re mastering the art of living with disability as an essential element of a creatively crafted life. Each issue of Kaleidoscope magazine focuses on the experience of disability through literature and fine art. Submit your best work to us today! View our flyer and visit our website for more information.
Announcing the Book Wheatley at 250 from Pangyrus Press
Just published! Pangyrus Press announces Wheatley at 250, celebrating the 250th anniversary of Phillis Wheatley Peters’s historic and transformative Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral with exciting re-inscriptions by some of today’s most compelling poets: U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith, Evie Shockley, Kiki Petrosino, Mahogany L. Browne, and more. View our flyer and learn more at our website.
Hindsight Journal Accepting Submissions Now!
HINDSIGHT Creative Nonfiction Journal is accepting submissions for online and print publication. We accept all forms of creative nonfiction writing, and forms of art including paint, drawing, photography, and more! Find more submission details and read our latest issues at our website.
Publish Your Poetry Collection!
Deadline: March 15, 2024
Every year since 2012, Trio House Press has published the winners of the Trio Award for a First or Second Book of Poetry and the Louise Bogan Open Award in Poetry. Send us your manuscript and you could join our long list of talented and award-winning poets. Prize includes $1,000, publication, author copies, and marketing/publicity. Join us at Trio House! View our flyer.
About Place Journal Call for Submissions: Strange Wests
Deadline: March 10, 2024
The American West invokes a fraught mythology of whiteness, masculinity, and uninhabited terrain. Our next issue invites you to consider and reimagine all things West. Send us your prose, poetry, and visual art that conceives of the West beyond its conventional and colonialized framework to help us decenter traditional subjects and propagandized histories of this region. View flyer and visit website to learn more.
5 Days Left: Over $20,000 in Fellowships to Martha's Vineyard
Deadline: January 22, 2024
Full Tuition & Lodging Fellowships for parent-writers, educators, writers of color, and queer writers to The Martha's Vineyard Summer Writers Conference (May 26-31). MVICW was founded with a belief that a supportive, creative, and nourishing community is essential for a successful writing life. Our Summer Writers’ Conference is open to writers at all stages of their careers. View our flyer for more information. Apply at our website.
Changing Light Prize for a Novel-in-Verse
Deadline: May 25, 2024
Livingston Press is accepting submissions of unpublished manuscripts for its annual Changing Light Prize for a Novel-in-Verse. There is no entry fee. Winner receives $500, publication, twenty copies, and a standard royalty contract. View our flyer and visit our website for guidelines.
Be a Screenwriter in Malibu!
First Pages Prize Opens March 1st - Judge Edwidge Danticat
Deadline: April 10, 2024 (April 24 extended)
First Pages Prize invites you to enter your first 5 pages of a longer work of fiction or creative nonfiction. Prizes in both fiction & creative nonfiction. 2024 Judge is Edwidge Dandicat! Open to un-agented writers worldwide, the prize supports emerging writers with cash awards, developmental mentoring, & agent consultation. Opens March 1, 2024. View our flyer and visit our website for full information.