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Prizes. Publication. Recognition. The opportunities are out there—and we're here to help you organize your submissions and meet deadlines through our database of literary awards, grants for writers, and creative writing contests and competitions.

Faculty. Location. Funding opportunities. Our database includes the most relevant information about low- and full-residency graduate creative writing programs in the United States and beyond.

Looking for writing-related employment? Begin the search in our frequently updated Job Listings.

LOMA - an LL Global Company

Writer, Learning Content & Development

posted April 11, 2014

  • Would you like to put your writing expertise to work at an Atlanta-based company considered a leader in its field? Would you like to contribute to the success of a growing education and training team that develops course content and study materials for textbooks and online courses for the insurance, retirement, and financial services industry? LOMA is looking for a Writer, Learning Content Development, with a minimum of 3 years experience, outstanding writing and editing skills, and strong analytical ability to join our team.

Where can you publish your work? What are journals and magazines looking for? How do you reach them? Find answers in our database of literary journals and magazines. And get practical advice and tips from their editors.

Indiana Review is a nonprofit literary magazine dedicated to showcasing the talents of emerging and established writers. Our mission is to offer the highest quality writing within a wide aesthetic.

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It’s largely the small, independent presses that publish and consider work from new and emerging writers. Find the right places to send your manuscript in our database.

featherproof books

featherproof books is an indie publisher based in Chicago, dedicated to the small-press ideals of finding fresh, idiosyncratic voices. We publish perfect-bound, full-length works of fiction and downloadable mini-books. Our downloadable mini-books are an invitation to all ten fingers to take part in the book-making process. Same with Storigami. No matter the medium, we see our authors as creative partners involved in every step of publication. We make our own fun.

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Looking to meet agents and editors, join a writing community, or find the perfect writing retreat? Our database includes details about over two hundred of the best writing conferences, writers residencies, and literary festivals in this and other countries.

 

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Need help honing your writing practice? Check out The Time Is Now, our weekly offering of poetry prompts and fiction and creative nonfiction exercises, the best books for writers, and advice from published authors on how to stay inspired and committed to your writing practice.

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Ready to sell your book? The Literary Agents database includes the best literary agents who represent poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, plus details about the kind of books they're interested in representing, their clients, and the best way to contact them.

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Whether you're looking for literary destinations in your area, seeking out the literary life elsewhere, putting together a book tour, or interested in researching literary archives, our database of literary places will help you make it happen. Don't forget to save your favorites to a personalized Google Map!

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Book reviews can be an indispensable asset to writers and their careers. Our Book Review Outlets database is an excellent platform for authors—from self-published independents to household names—to research and discover a spectrum of book review options.

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Our series of subject-based handbooks provide information and advice from authors, literary agents, editors, and publishers. PDF format; $4.99.

The Poets & Writers Guide to the Book Deal

Before sending your book to publishers, there are a few things you should know.

The Poets & Writers Guide to Literary Agents

Increase your chances of landing the right agent.

The Poets & Writers Guide to MFA Programs

Find the best graduate creative writing program for you and your work.

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The insights begin here.

    • Introduction
    • The World of Literary Journals and Magazines—Determining Which Are Right for Your Work
    • Submission Guidelines
    • Simultaneous Submissions
    • Cover Letters
    • Other Resources
    • Introduction
    • Small Presses vs. Large Publishers
    • Chapbooks
    • Submission Guidelines
    • What to Expect From Your Publisher
    • What to Expect From a Standard Book Contract
    • Book Promotion, Marketing, and Distribution
    • Vanity and Subsidy Publishing
    • Recognizing Scams
    • Other Resources
    • Introduction
    • What a Literary Agent Can Do for You
    • Finding the Right Literary Agent
    • The Query Letter
    • What You Should Know Before Signing a Contract
    • Literary Agents and Poets
    • Fee-Charging Agents
    • Other Resources
    • Introduction
    • Other Resources
    • Introduction
    • Recognizing Scams
    • Other Resources
    • Introduction
    • Glossary of Rights
    • Other Resources
    • Introduction
    • Developing a Mailing List
    • Creating a Website
    • How to Set Up a Reading Tour
    • Hiring an Independent Publicist
    • Other Resources
    • Introduction
    • The Benefits of Attending a Writers Conference or Colony
    • Writing Workshops and Writing Groups
    • Online Writing Workshops
    • Other Resources
    • Introduction
    • What an MFA Degree Can Offer
    • How to Choose an MFA Program
    • Low-Residency MFA Programs
    • Other Resources
    • Introduction
    • Other Resources
    • Overview
    • Vet Your Manuscript
    • Set a Budget
    • Create the Project
    • Establish Goals
    • Choose a Platform
    • Devise a Marketing Strategy
    • Enjoy the Ride

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