Here is a line-up of contests and award competitions with deadlines in February, April, and May. Next Generation Indie Book Awards—Deadline: February 12, 2021 The Next Generation Indie Book Awards program is still accepting entries written in English and released in 2019, 2020,or 2021. The awards are presented by the Independent Book Publishing Professional Group. All… Continue reading Deadlines for Indie Awards, Nimrod, and Austin Film, 2021
For writers who are also parents of young children, finding time to write can a daunting challenge. In an effort to help such writers find some undisturbed writing time, the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow is offering the My Time Fellowship, funded by the Sustainable Arts Foundation. Writers who are parents of dependent children under… Continue reading Some Lucky Writer with Young Children Will Win Time To Write at Dairy Hollow
The 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards is open to all independent book authors and publishers: university presses, self-published authors, e-book authors, seasoned authors and even first time authors in the U.S., Canada or internationally who have a book, a manuscript, or a galley proof written in English and published in 2019, 2020 or 2021 or… Continue reading Time To Compete for the 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards
With everything else going on, the opening of NaNoWriMo got lost in the shuffle. However, today is only November 3 so you can still get in there and start churning out that book you’ve been thinking about writing. You can find all the information here. Go for it! Focusing on your writing will provide the… Continue reading Go Ahead, Write That Novel!
Good news for November– the submission due date for the Illuminating Black Lives fellowship has been extended to Monday, November 30. The winner will be announced by Friday, December 18. Writers are invited to explore the African-American experience via any literary genre: fiction or nonfiction, poetry or prose, or a combination. It may take place… Continue reading Illuminating Black Lives Fellowship Extended into November
Two two-week fellowships in one of the cozy suites at Dairy Hollow in picturesque Eureka Springs are available to writers working on the specific topics. Illuminating Black Lives This fellowship invites writers to explore the African-American experience. The work may be in any literary genre: fiction or nonfiction, poetry or prose, or a combination. It… Continue reading Fellowships Available at Writers’ Colony Dairy Hollow
March 27 is the early deadline for the 2020 Austin Film Festival’s Script Competition. Eligible are features, television pilots and specs, fiction podcasts, stage plays, and digital series. The Film Festival is scheduled for October 22-25. Submit through the website.
The 2020 Nimrod Literary Awards, The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction and the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, are now open, with a deadline of April 1. The Awards offer first prizes of $2,000 and publication and second prizes of $1,000 and publication, together with a trip to Tulsa to take part in the Nimrod annual… Continue reading 2020 Nimrod Literary Awards Open for Submissions
For an entry fee of $10, you can enter the Single Word contest sponsored by the Sunspot Literary Journal. The entry deadline is March 31, 2020. Sunspot produces both digital and print editions. Their digital-only quarterly editions are free to subscribers of Sunspot’s newsletter and visitors to the website. Submit the single word (in any… Continue reading What Word Do You Think Is Important?
February 21 is the deadline for the 2020 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. The contest is open to independently published books with a 2018, 2019, or 2020 copyright date. All Finalists and Winners will be notified by late May, 2020