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Winning Writers will award $22,750 in cash prizes for poetry and prose: Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest • Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest • North Street Book Prize for Self-Published Books • Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest (no fee). Winning Writers is one of the “101 Best Websites for Writers” (Writer’s Digest). Learn more and submit online at https://winningwriters.com/our-contests.
Learn German a different way – through poetry!! Use Gedichte aus Prairies of Possibilities: Deutsch und Englisch, a dual language selection (as the title says) of poems from Prairies of Possibilities. Available now from Amazon. Collections of poems also available are the original Prairies of Possibilities, Ichnographical 173, and Praise the King of Glory. Soon, in print: Escape from Earth: the journal of a planetary pioneer, or Murder on Makana. Search book titles on Amazon!
BIRDS & MUSES LITERARY MENTORSHIP: Realize your vision for your book with Kate Moses, internationally acclaimed novelist, memoirist (Wintering, Cakewalk, Mothers Who Think),teacher & editor (Salon, North Point Press): taking writers under her wing for three decades. Specializing in literary fiction, creative nonfiction & mixed genre. Whether long-term mentorship or developmental editing of your manuscript, Kate’s work with you will be invested, insightful, nurturing, generous. Retreats & year-long book cultivation program. Free consultation. www.birdsandmuses.com.
WEAVING WORDS & WOMEN, A PERUVIAN ADVENTURE: A 13-day immersion into the culture of Peru. Includes Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley, and Quechua weaving villages. A Page Lambert Writing Adventure in partnership with True Nature Journeys. Register now for this bucket-list dream! Graduate credit available. Watch the nimble fingers of the women weavers with their vibrant strands of wool. Open the pages of your journal and weave your own tapestry with words.
Anthology: Relational Aggression in Females. Seeking essays from women of all ages, races, and sexual orientations who have experienced bullying during their developmental years from other girls or who have been victims in their adulthood of aggressive, demeaning, or disempowering behavior from other women. Include the emotional impact such experiences have had. Word limit: 1000. For details and to submit your essay, visit www.changesinlife.com. Deadline September 1, 2019.
Personalized Manuscript Editing: A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, an award-winning fiction writer, and teacher of creative writing at the university/college level for 35 years, I provide personalized manuscript editing, from proofreading to line editing to developmental editing. I offer detailed analysis, honest evaluation, and sensitive critique. I work with new and experienced writers, fiction and nonfiction. I promise quick turnaround time. Check out my website at hugh-cook.ca. Hugh Cook, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Poetry Prize: Each spring Bauhan Publishing offers the May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize for a previously unpublished book-length poetry collection. The winning author receives $1,000, publication, 100 author copies, and distribution through Casemate IPM. Poet Deborah Gorlin will judge, we do not pre-screen manuscripts. Submit a manuscript of 50 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by June 30, 2019. Visit our website for complete guidelines and to enter.
CITADEL is an MFA alternative for writers that’s more intimate, more immersive and way more fun… at a fraction of the cost. With your annual membership, you’ll receive rolling editorial feedback on your creative projects, publication and career guidance, workshops, creative seminars, and direct access to Canadian publishers and agents. Distance and GTHA options available. Visit www.thecitadelretreat.com for more information and to apply, or contact email@example.com.
Achieve your writing goals. Respectful, affordable feedback in any genre. Award-winning writer with over 15 years college teaching experience. From line edits to global revisions, character work to creative coaching, brainstorming to final draft, I’m here for what you need. M.F.A., Ph.D. in CW. Initial consultations are free. Introductory rate of $50/hr. adamprinceauthor.com
Trying to balance a writing career with the demands of family? So are we. We can help. Pen Parentis is a 501c3 literary nonprofit that has an ever-growing list of resources for writers who are also parents. We also host inspiring literary salons, meetups, and offer an annual writing fellowship. Visit us at penparentis.org – and remember our motto: parenting done, write!
More than an appointment book, We’Moon is a way of life! This best-selling astrological moon calendar and visionary collection of women’s creative art and writing includes articles on astrology, holy days, moon cycles and much more. We’Moon 2020: Wake Up Call summons and inspires us to the deepest, most loving rescue work we can imagine, exploring new possibilities for healing Earth and mending humanity. 20/20 Goddess‑vision is here, now in our 39th year of publication!
The Words Aloud Festival hosts the best in spoken word from across Canada and beyond – presenting a captivating blend of storytelling, music, workshops and more! This year’s events will take place during the weekend of November 1st-3rd, with stages and workshops set in Durham, Owen Sound, and Coffin Ridge Winery in Annan, Ontario. Follow @WordsAloudFest on your favourite social platforms and check our website (www.wordsaloud.ca) for festival information and updates.
Congratulations to the 2018 winners of the Brighthorse Prize: Kavita Jindal’s Manual for a Decent Life (novel), Mara Adamitz Scrupe’s In the Bare Bones House of Was (poetry), and Barbara de la Cuesta’s The Place Where Judas Lost His Boots (short fiction). Brighthorse Books will again award $1000 and publication for the best novel, poetry collection, and short fiction collection of 2019. Deadline: 8/16/19. To learn more, go to http://brighthorsebooks.com. To submit, go to https://brighthorsebooks.submittable.com/submit.
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