July 19 / 17
Found a few opportunities for those who are writing for a hobby or have aspirations to become a writer. Take a look at these and see what you think…..
PHILIP LEVINE PRIZE FOR POETRY 2017
2016 WINNER: RACHEL RINEHART, THE CHURCH IN THE PLAINS
Prize: $2,000 and publication by Anhinga Press
Submit: 48 – 80-page ms.
Opens July 1, Closes September 30
Fee: $25 hard copy, $28 online
FINAL JUDGE: C.G. HANZLICEK
Coordinator: Corrine Clegg Hales, email@example.com
FRESNO STATE MFA PROGRAM IN CREATIVE WRITING
You have plenty of time to start or polish off your poetry.
credit source: association of writers & writing programs (awp)
2017 Summer Writing Workshop in Austin, TX
Austin, Texas, United States
AUG 14 – AUG 19, 2017
SCHOLARSHIP: None Available
CONTACT: Becka Oliver
Six workshops, six instructors, Austin, TX. Choose from memoir, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and revision.
The 2017 Writers’ League of Texas Summer Writing Workshop will be held August 14-19 in Austin, TX. The event includes five full days of classes (Tuesday through Saturday, August 15-19) and several special evening events throughout the week, designed to showcase some of Austin’s great offerings and venues.
Each registrant selects the class they’ll participate in (students stay in the same class for the duration of the event), choosing from six topics all taught by experienced instructors with winning credentials. Each class is capped at 20 registrants allowing for an intimate classroom experience with plenty of opportunities for students to ask questions, receive specific feedback, form lasting connections with fellow participants, and more. The classes are open to writers of all genres and categories and are appropriate for both beginners and more seasoned writers (note: this year, we have split our fiction class into two classes, beginner and intermediate).
Featured Writers Include:
2017 Faculty: Carol Dawson (revision), Charlotte Gullick (fiction), Michael Hall (nonfiction), Donna Johnson (memoir), Stacey Swann (fiction), and Sasha West (poetry).
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Texas, United States
Writers’ League of Texas
The Writers’ League of Texas is a statewide non-profit that supports writers, both published and not yet published, across Texas. With a membership of 1300 and growing, the Writers’ League offers programming throughout the year that includes weekend classes on the craft of writing and the business of publishing, a June Agents & Editors Conference in Austin, a Summer Writing Retreat in West Texas in July, author visits to public schools and rural libraries, and a free and open to the public panel discussion each month. Member benefits include discounts on all programming, additional retail, service, and organizational discounts, the opportunity to share news with our community of members and nonmembers. Contact (512) 499-8914 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
If these interest you, you know what needs to be done, right? More opportunities abound……
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