CRWROPPS POST: 6 Weeks Left to Submit to Disquiet 2020

Disquiet is now accepting contest submissions for The Disquiet Literary Prize for writing in any genre. The top winners in each genre will be published: the fiction winner in, the nonfiction winner in, the poetry winner in The Common. The grand prize winner will receive a full scholarship including tuition, lodging, and a $1,000 travel stipend to Lisbon in 2020.

In addition to the main prize, contest entrants may wish to be considered for: The Denis Johnson "STAGAYA" scholarship for a writer who has not yet published a book with a national press (micro-presses and chapbooks are excepted). The Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen Scholarship for a female-identifying writer whose work engages with themes of justice, equality, or resistance. The winner of each scholarship will receive free tuition for the 2020 Program in Lisbon.

Runners-up and other outstanding entrants may als…


Good afternoon, You've heard from me over the past two years to spread the word about an international literary contest, the FIRST PAGES PRIZE, which is open to un-agented writers in English of every nationality for their first 5 pages of a fiction or creative nonfiction manuscript.
Prize packages include cash awards, developmental editing and travel to a prize-giving event in Paris, France.Please consider sharing this in an email or newsletter to your students or through your social media. Our twitter handle is @firstpagesprize and we use #firstpagesprize as a hashtag. If you'd like this info in PR-release style or the image resized for a particular platform, just ask.  
We saw many short-, long- and finalist entries where the writer heard of the prize directly from programs such as yours. Thank you!
All my best, Lizzie Harwood, director The First Pages Prize, Inc.A 501c3 literary organization
TWEET SUGGESTION:.@FirstPagesPrize's annual contest opens Jan 1. Winners re…

CRWROPPS POST: Storyknife Residency Call for Applications

Subject: Storyknife Residency Call for Applications

Storyknife Writers Retreat provides women and nonbinary writers with the time and space to explore their craft without distraction. Every aspect of a residency at Storyknife is steeped in a profound generosity of spirit so that each writer knows she and her work are valuable. Storyknife residents carry away both this affirmation and a living community of women writers to assist their valuable work wherever they go.
Residencies at Storyknife in Homer, Alaska, are from April to October, either for two to four weeks, based on preference of the applicant. Resident's food and lodging is covered during the period of their residency, but travel to and from Homer, Alaska, is the responsibility of the resident. Residents stay in individual cabins & dine at the main house. An on-staff chef is responsible for food preparation.

For more information and to apply, go to Entry deadline is December 31, 201…

CRWROPPS Post: Cinematic Book Contest Accepting Entries

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CRWROPPS POST: Submit Your Book Today!

The Hurston/Wright Foundation is accepting submissions for the 2020 Legacy Awards for debut fiction, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. September 1, 2019to December 13, 2019The Hurston/Wright Legacy Award honors the best in Black literature in the United States and around the globe. Introduced in 2001, the Legacy Award was the first national award presented to Black writers by a national organization of Black writers. Legacy Award honorees are selected in a juried competition and celebrated at a ceremony each October.Click Here for Submission GuidelinesThis program was supported by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

CRWROPPS Post: Sundress Publications Open for Full-Length Short Story Collections

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Sundress Publications Open for Full-Length Short Story Manuscripts 
Sundress Publications is opening for submissions of full-length short story manuscripts. All authors are welcome to submit qualifying manuscripts during our reading period, which runs from October 1, 2019 to December 31, 2020.We are looking for manuscripts of 125-165 double-spaced pages of fiction; front matter is not included toward the page count. Individual stories may have been previously published in anthologies, chapbooks, print journals, online journals, etc., but cannot have appeared in any full-length collection, including self-published collections. Manuscripts translated from another language will not be accepted. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but we ask that authors notify us immediately if their work has been accepted elsewhere.The reading fee is $15 per manuscript, though the fee will be waived for entrants who pur…