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81 Writing Contests with Upcoming Deadlines
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81 UPCOMING WRITING CONTESTS
|Browse our Grants & Awards Database for journals and presses seeking contest submissions. Among the 81 listings with deadlines between now and the end of this year is Mid-American Review's annual contests awarding $1,000 each for a poem and a short piece of fiction.|
Be sure, too, to check out our handy Submission Calendar.
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AMERICAN LITERATURE'S NEW HOME
|The American Writers Museum's "Power of the Word" online exhibit.|
Did you know that 850 million people visit museums in the US each year, but not one is dedicated solely to literature? All that will change in 2015, when the American Writers Museum opens in Chicago. Read about the plans for the museum in Poets & Writers Magazine and check out our coverage of its first exhibit--an online gallery that explores literature's connection with history, identity, and daily life.
BRENDAN CONSTANTINE'S IDLE HANDS
| "Like going through a kitchen drawer," writes Brendan Constantine, "sometimes we have to take out things we don't need in order to get at the things we do."|
How do down time and everyday tasks influence your writing process? Consider what this LA-based poet has to say in his recent post on the Readings/Workshops Blog.
Looking for a creative break? This fun video by Gretta Johnson and Micheal Asif brings to life the words from "Hello, Everybody," by A. M. Homes:
They are making their bodies their own--renovating, redecorating, the body not just as corpus but as object of self-expression, a symbiotic relation between imagination and reality.
Watch Them Transform
9TH ANNUAL PALM BEACH POETRY FESTIVAL (SPONSORED ARTICLE)
| January 21-26, 2013, Delray Beach, Florida. Faculty: B. H. Fairchild, Terrance Hayes, Jane Hirshfield, Tony Hoagland, Laura Kasischke, Thomas Lux, Tracy K. Smith, Lisa Russ Spaar. Special guest, Billy Collins. A week of powerful poetry in Delray Beach. Workshops, readings, craft talks, annual gala celebration, late night coffee house, and more. Deadline: November 9, 2012.|
Apply online: palmbeachpoetryfestival.org.
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