CRWROPPS Post: 2020 Frost Place Chapbook Contest

Dear Allison,My name is Jacob Rivers and I am the Assistant to the Director at The Frost Place in Franconia, New Hampshire.I am contacting you in hopes that you will help spread the word about our annual chapbook competition. I have enclosed information about it in the body of this email.Since 2013, The Frost Place and Bull City Press have teamed up to facilitate an annual chapbook competition. The selected winner's chapbook is published by Bull City Press in the summer following the competition. The winner receives 10 complimentary copies (from a print run of 300), and a $250 prize. The winner also receives a full scholarship to attend the Poetry Seminar at The Frost Place, including room and board (valued at approximately $1,550), and gives a featured reading from the chapbook at the Seminar. Additionally, the chapbook fellow has the option to spend one week living and writing in The Frost Place House-Museum in September (during peak fall foliage season in the White Mounta…

CRWROPPS Post: Residency Opportunity

Dear Professor Joseph,I'm writing, as I do once a year, to ask whether one of your current or former students might be a good fit for a summer creative writing residency at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts.Tent: Creative Writing is a completely free week of workshops, literary seminars, and conversations for twenty emerging writers who are curious about connections between Jewishness and contemporary culture. In 2020, it will take place from May 31–June 5, with workshops in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.Our workshop faculty have included Nancy Reisman, Rivka Galchen, Sam Lipsyte, Eileen Pollack, and Lisa Olstein, and guest speakers have included Don Share (Poetry), Johnny Temple (Akashic Books), Jess Zimmerman (Electric Lit), Margeaux Wiseman (Viking/Knopf), John Freeman (Freeman's), Andrew Leland (The Believer/The Organist), and Rebecca Wolff (Fence).As I hope you can tell, we explore the legacy of modern Jewish literature, but we're not parochial; …

CRWROPPS Post: Woodley Press' Open Reading

Woodley Press, a small press based in Topeka, KS, is looking for books by authors with Kansas ties. Our open reading period is going on right now--we close Dec. 15. No submission fee! Full details at our website:

CRWROPPS Post: Cabrini University

Qualifications DesiredCandidates must have a doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in English or Composition and Rhetoric and/or anMFAwith a record of outstanding classroom teaching and creative publications in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or spoken word. The position may include teaching courses in Creative Writing, Gender and Body Studies, Literary Magazine Writing, Writing in the Disciplines, African-American and/or Latinx Literature, and/or developmental writing. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to successfully teach at the university level and provide a record of scholarly or creative publications. Experience teaching undeserved or underrepresented communities will be valued, as will applicants with experience with literary publications and performances.Job Description SummaryCABRINIUNIVERSITYNATIONALLYRECOGNIZED:

Cabrini was named one o…

CRWROPPS Post: Book Contests, BkMk Press

Poetry and Short Story Prizes from BkMk Press
Deadline:January 15, 2020
$1,000 and book publication for the winners of the annual John Ciardi Prize for Poetry and the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction. 
Submission fees: $25 by mail, $30 via Submittable. Guidelines available here. Founded in 1971, BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City publishes poetry, short fiction, and creative essays. Prize-winning books have received reviews or features in: Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, Foreword Reviews, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Slate, and won or placed in the Poets' Prize, Eric Hoffer, IPPY, Foreword, Chautauqua, Balcones Fiction, Devil's Kitchen.

CRWROPPS Post: Interlochen Arts Scholarship

Win a Full-Tuition Scholarship to Interlochen Arts Academy
Deadline:December 6, 2019
Apply for the 2019–20 Virginia B. Ball Creative Writing Competition! All Students in grades 8–11 during the 2019–20 school year are eligible to apply. Applicants must submit writing samples in two of the following genres: Literary Fiction, Poetry, Personal Essay or Memoir, Screenwriting, Playwriting, and Hybrid Genre. Apply at

CRWROPPS Post: Residency Opportunity

Subject: Residency Opportunity

Sundress Academy for the Arts Now Accepting
Spring Residency Fellowship Applications for Writers Coop
The Sundress Academy for the Academy for the Arts (SAFTA) is now accepting applications for short-term writers residencies during the spring residency period for our Writers Coop. These residencies are designed to give writers and artists time and space to complete their creative projects in a quiet and productive environment.
Open weeks for the Spring 2020 dates January 6-12, January 13-19, February 17-23, March 2-8, March 16-22, and April 27-May 3.

SAFTA is located on a working farm that rests on a 45-acre wooded plot in a Tennessee "holler" perfect for hiking, camping, and nature walks. Located less than a half-hour from downtown Knoxville, an exciting and creative city of 200,00 in the foothill of the Great Smoky Mountains, SAFTA is an ideal location for those looking for a rural get-away with access to urban amenities.

The SAFTA Writers Coop i…