Know Allegiance Nation Books, or KAN Books, is a bookstore dedicated to authors and artists of color in Michigan and around the globe. New and used fiction and nonfiction titles are available for children and adults. Located in the North End of Detroit, the shop also hosts open mics, and writing and self-publishing workshops for aspiring local writers.
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.