CRWROPPS Post: Starshine and Clay Fellowship

Starshine and Clay Fellowship Cave Canem ,   EcoTheo Review , and   LOGOS Poetry Collective   are pleased to announce the Starshine and Clay Fellowship for emerging Black poets! Four poets will receive $500, paid reading opportunities, conference travel, craft consultations, publication in   EcoTheo Review , and more. The initiative is named in honor of Cave Canem elder Lucille Clifton (" won't you celebrate with me ") for the mentorship she offered fellows during her tenure as faculty at the Cave Canem Retreat. As such, the fellowship is cohort-based and focuses on development and craft. Gregory Pardlo will serve as the inaugural judge. Applications are open until January 31, 2021.   Apply   via Cave Canem's submittable page today!

CRWROPPS Post: Dynamo Verlag Book Contest

THE DYNAMO VERLAG FIRST-EVER BOOK CONTEST invites book-length manuscript submissions in poetry, prose, or any textual combination or reinterpretation of the genres. The winning manuscript will be published by Dynamo Verlag in Autumn 2021 and its author will receive a $500 advance against book royalties. Submissions are $15 and include a copy of the winning book OR a title from our back catalog. Submissions will be accepted until January 31, 2021. We strongly encourage first-time authors and those who have yet to publish a book to submit. RULES: This contest is open to all authors who have not published more than one (1) full length book in their primary genre (this does not include self-published works). Current and under-contract Dynamo Verlag authors are ineligible, as are any persons employed or associated with the press. This contest is open to poetry or prose; we simply want a scintillating book-length manuscript (minimum 8,000 words for poetry and ma

CRWROPPS Postr: The Midland Authors Awards contest for 2020 books is now open

Reminder: The Midland Authors Awards contest for 2020 books is now open The Midland Authors is now accepting submissions for its annual literary awards, which will honor books by Midwestern authors published in 2020. Please read the following rules carefully before submitting. (The rules are also on our website .) 2020-2021 Competition Rules The Midland Authors Awards recognize book writing excellence by Midwestern authors. Three judges on each committee will select one winner that is best in that category. Category winners receive $500 and a recognition award. Judges may also deem up to three honorees as worthy of recognition. Each honoree will receive a commemorative award. All honors are given out at the awards banquet the second Tuesday in May or a substitute ceremony, if necessary.  Follow the directions below to submit a book and pay the entry fee. To enter t

CRWROPPS Post : One Week Left: 2021 Legacy Awards Submissions!

  The submission portal for the 2021 Legacy Awards closes next Friday, December 18th! The 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 Guidelines This program was supported by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts. This program is supported in part by an award from t

CRWROPPS Post: 2022 Peace Calendar & Women Artists Datebook

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CRWROPPS Post: The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow is offering two new fellowship opportunities

Subject: The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow is offering two new fellowship opportunities     The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow is currently seeking submissions for a new fellowship, and we have another opening on December 15. Prior publication is not a requirement for either of these opportunities.   " Humor Me " is open to poets, fiction writers, playwrights, essayists, columnists, memoirists, and screenwriters who use humor as a key element in their work.  While the humor may range from wry to screwball, the work should demonstrate literary merit and the promise of publication or production.    The fellowship winner will receive a two-week residency at the Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. We provide uninterrupted writing time, a European-style gourmet dinner served on weeknights, the camaraderie of other professional writers when you want it, and a community kitchen stocked with th

CRWROPPS Post: Poetry Society of Vermont $1,000 in prizes

Here's a contest that may interest you and your students.  $1,000 IN PRIZES   AND PUBLICATION The Poetry Society of Vermont Carol Lee Vail Prize for Emerging Poets The Mountain Troubadour   2021 Submit three poems with $15 entry fee by January 15, 2021. Complete guidelines at Top 5 published 1 $750 winner 1 $100 second place 3 $50 runners up prizes Emerging writer criteria: Not more than one published book Judge:  David Mook Poetry Society of Vermont George Longenecker, President Co-editor Mountain Troubadour 11 East Hill Road Middlesex, Vermont 05602-8784