Lit-Scene: Mercer University Press Book Awards

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

Lit-Scene: A Short Story & A Poetry Contest….

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 For an unpublished story of 3,500 to 5,000 words, the winning author will receive $500, a trophy, and publication on Deadline: October 15. Complete guidelines here:   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….

Lit-Scene Weekend: Ridgefield Writers Conference

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….. If your interested in attending, better take advantage … Continue reading Lit-Scene Weekend: Ridgefield Writers Conference

Litscene: The North Coast Redwood 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: 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