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Submit Now! Summer Writing Contests
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SUMMER WRITING CONTESTS
|Find a writing contest to enter this summer. Our Grants & Awards Database lists dozens of contests with deadlines between now and Labor Day.|
Don't miss the First Book Award by Kore Press for female-identified poets, which will be judged by Nikky Finney, recent National Book Award winner.
Go to Summer Contest Listings
GREEK FOR CREATIVITY
In a recent post from Clips, author Natalie Bakapoulos discusses imagination, nostalgia, and exile. Visits to her extended family in Greece and the stories they told helped to inspire her first novel, The Green Shore, published last month by Simon & Schuster.
Read Charles Baxter's interview with Bakopoulos in Poets & Writers Magazine's roundup of debut fiction writers.
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GENRE-BUSTING LIT MAGS
| The new Literary MagNet is dedicated to magazines that publish quirky and innovative work that skirts mainstream lines. In this installment, read updates about McSweeney's, Conjunctions, Fairy Tale Review, and two newer offerings--Phantom Drift and Unstuck.|
Read Literary MagNet
|FEEL THE PULL OF THE OUTER DARK?|
Author Christian Kiefer remarks in Writers Recommend that music often serves as a creative aid in his writing process.
"Put your headphones on," he writes. "Press play. Feel the pull of the outer dark? ...That sound is the slow hiss of your words tumbling out of the sky."
SANTA FE ART INSTITUTE WITTER BYNNER POET TRANSLATOR RESIDENCY PROGRAM (SPONSORED ARTICLE)
The Santa Fe Art Institute, with generous support from the Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry, is the home of the only poetry translation residency in North America offering a free one-month residency, stipend, and travel. The residency is open to both published and emerging poet translators and provides a unique opportunity for the important work of translation, while the community of Santa Fe offers a vibrant, receptive forum for presentation and discussion.
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