While many literary contests honor work for its innovative or formal qualities, these five organizations sponsor prizes for literature that engages with social and political issues, helping to promote a more just and equitable world.
Stay Weird and Keep Writing Print Co is a non-profit, Independent publishing company. It is connected to the Facebook group "Notes From the Edge". Stay Weird and Keep Writing is about writing & celebrating life, as well as supporting each other to become better writers.It is the proper place to let loose your Freak Flag and your own unique Weirdness through writing. This site is a work in progress. Stay Weird & Keep Writing!!
We are a high-quality, innovative, literary magazine specializing in short fiction. We publish stories that excite us from new and established writers with strong voices and something to say.
Please don't send poetry, as we publish it on a commissioned basis only. All short-story submissions welcomed!
Small Press Points highlights the happenings of the small press players. This issue features CityLit Press, an independent publisher based in Baltimore that provides a venue for writers who might otherwise be ignored by larger independent or commercial publishers.
The 844 poets, writers, and translators listed in the Grants & Awards section of the magazine in 2012 won a total of $9,595,066. In this feature we take a closer look at the winners.
As part of a continuing series, we offer a breakdown of the numbers behind our Grants & Awards listings.
As part of a continuing series, we offer a breakdown of the numbers behind our Grants & Awards listings, highlighting the total amount of prize money given each year, the average cost of entry, types of sponsoring organizations, and more.
The American Literary Translators Association’s executive director discusses the organization’s new administration of the Cliff Becker Book Prize—the only U.S. award that offers publication to a full-length book of poetry translated into English—and the importance of awarding fellowships to emerging translators.
In our special section on writing contests, we take a look at three literary organizations offering prizes that include more than just cash—including time and space to write, career development, and more.
Information about twenty-five first-book contests for poets and fiction writers ready to submit their manuscripts.