• October 1, 2012 1:00 AM PDT
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    The Wabash Prize for Nonfiction is sponsored by Sycamore Review, Purdue University's internationally acclaimed literary journal. For each submission, send one nonfiction piece (limit 7,500 words). First Prize: $1000 and publication in the Winter/Spr...
  • October 1, 2012 1:00 AM PDT
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    The winning author will receive $1,500 and have his or her work published in Boston Review, the summer of 2013. First runner-up will be published in a following issue, and second runner-up will be published at the Boston Review Web site. Stories shoul...
  • October 1, 2012 1:00 AM PDT
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    This annual contest awards $1000 plus publication for the first place winners in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Finalists in each genre will be recognized as such, published, and paid in copies of Alligator Juniper. Deadline: October 1, 20...
  • October 1, 2012 1:00 AM PDT
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    This contest accepts all genres of literary fiction. Entries must be: unpublished; strictly 5,000 words or less; and accompanied by a $20 entry fee per story. There are no formatting restrictions. First prize: $1,000 Second prize: $500 Third prize: $...
  • October 1, 2012 5:00 PM PDT
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    The Crime Fiction Academy made its debut in mid-February 2012 as the first ongoing, serious program exclusively dedicated to crime writing in all its forms. Students accepted into the program are taught by successful practitioners of the genre, and class...
  • October 3, 2012 8:00 AM PDT
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    Founded in 1990 by long-time EVST Director Tom Roy (Professor EVST) and Henry Harrington (Professor, English and EVST) at the University of Montana, the Environmental Writing Institute was one of the first writing conferences in the country to focus entir...
  • October 4, 2012 8:00 AM PDT
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    The 13th annual Humanities Montana Festival of the Book celebrates the literature of the West with over 70 authors, October 4–6, in downtown Missoula. Two days and three nights of readings, panels, exhibits, demonstrations, signings, workshops, entertainm...
  • October 5, 2012 8:00 AM PDT
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    If you want to be a more creative, prolific and versatile writer, you should be at the Crossroads Writers Conference. We all make promises to ourselves to write more, to finish that book draft, to stop being just an aspiring writer and really become a...
  • October 5, 2012 12:00 PM PDT
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    Join us for the 27th annual Write on the Sound (WOTS) conference presented by the City of Edmonds Arts Commission. The historic Frances Anderson Center in Edmonds, WA, a beachfront town on Puget Sound, is an ideal setting for unraveling the mysteries of w...
  • October 5, 2012 6:00 PM PDT
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    A Children’s Books Colloquium Tens of thousands of manuscripts cross the desks of children’s book editors every year. Only a few thousand rise above the rest to make their way to library and bookstore shelves. Fewer still end up on awards lists or beco...