September 16 / 17 Hello, hello, and hello! The weekend is here and I’m playing catch up here so bear with me…..CALLING ALL WRITERS! Found a treasure trove of writing contest listings courtesy of Poets & Writers. Take a look for … Continue reading Weeknd Scene: Calling All Writers!….Writing Contests Opportunities
June 4 / 16 Hey there! It’s been awhile since Shadowbox has put anything on literature, but I always find something in that department. (cred: AWP) Hampton Roads Writers Eighth Annual Writers’ Conference Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States HRW’s Eighth … Continue reading Scene Weekend: Writers Conference & Workshop
April 27 / 16 Hello! Three, yes, three things to share with you today. Two in literature, one in jazz. Read on…… (cred: Vermont Jazz Center) Vermont Jazz Center Workshop 41st Annual Summer Jazz Workshops – 2016 August 7th … Continue reading Scene Wednesday: Writers Conferences & A Jazz Workshop
September 23, 2015 Hey again….found something to get your writing fingers itching…… AMERICA’S PREMIERE FIRST BOOK PRIZE APR/Honickman First Book Prize An award of $3,000 Publication of a volume of poetry with an introduction by Nick Flynn Distribution by … Continue reading Lit-Scene: America’s Premiere First Book Prize
September 16, 2015 Hello! Wednesday has arrived and I found three flyers from Mercer University, which is located in Macon, Georgia. These flyers focuses on the Mercer University Press Book Awards. Here is one of them, The Will D. Campbell Award. The Will D. Campbell Award for Creative Nonfiction The award is given to the best manuscript that speaks to the human condition in a Southern context. This catagory includes memoir, natural history, essays, and other genres of nonfiction (Note: Any fictionalized narrative or dialogue makes the work a work of fiction. This is strictly NONFICTION.) Award includes a book … Continue reading Lit-Scene: Mercer University Press Book Awards
September 9, 2015 Hi again. I’m finding some great things to share with those who have creativity with a pen, please read on…… THE 2015 RROFIHE TROPHY SHORT STORY CONTEST @ ANDERBO No entry fee. For an unpublished story of 3,500 to 5,000 words, the winning author will receive $500, a trophy, and publication on Anderbo.com Deadline: October 15. Complete guidelines here: http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1no-fee-rrofihe-trohpy2015.html INNER CIRCLE 2015 INTERNATIONAL POETRY CONTEST A prize of $1,500 and publication in Inner Circle is given annually for the best poem. Five poems maximum, up to 14 pages per entry; $20 entry fee includes a … Continue reading Lit-Scene: A Short Story & A Poetry Contest….
September 5, 2015 Hello again! I have just found and I do mean just found this writers conference to post here for you. As always short and to the point… RIDGEFIELD WRITERS CONFERENCE September 25 – 26, 2015 Ridgefield, CT Faculty: Michael White (fiction, master class), Chris Belden (fiction), Sonya Huber (nonfiction), Karen Osborn (storytelling), Adele Annesi (narrative), James Chesbro (creative nonfiction). Panels with editors, agents, publishers. Keynote by Lary Bloom. Friday and Saturday evening reading/receptions. Fee: $175 ($150 before July 1) like I said, I’ve just found this out….. http://www.ridgefieldwritersconference.blogspot.com If your interested in attending, better take advantage … Continue reading Lit-Scene Weekend: Ridgefield Writers Conference
September 2, 2015 Hello again….For the literary lovers out there, here is a conference to take an interest in. Short and to the point! THE NORTH COAST REDWOOD WRITERS’ CONFERENCE The conference will be held Friday & Saturday, September 18-19, 2015 @ Crescent City, California. For more information: http://www.ncrwc.org or SASE to Ken Letko, North Coast Redwoods Writers’ Conference, College of the Redwoods, 883 W. Washington Blvd., Crescent City, CA 95531. Like I said, short and to the point. If your interested, visit the site above or SASE to the address. Enjoy the rest of your week and weekend. Be … Continue reading Litscene: The North Coast Redwood Writers’ Conference