Owned by writer Louise Erdrich, Birchbark Books is a small independent bookstore in Minneapolis that identifies as Native-friendly. The store places special emphasis on Native American titles, and regularly sponsors readings by Native and non-Native writers, journalists, historians. The store inventory also includes quillwork, traditional basketry, silverwork, unusual dreamcatchers, and Native paintings. Books and items may also be purchased through their online store.
Find details about every creative writing competition—including poetry contests, short story competitions, essay contests, awards for novels, grants for translators, and more—that we’ve published in the Grants & Awards section of Poets & Writers Magazine during the past year. We carefully review the practices and policies of each contest before including it in the Writing Contests database, the most trusted resource for legitimate writing contests available anywhere.