A growing list of conferences, festivals, and writing contests that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
colonies and retreats
Six queer writers of color create a collective space to pursue their work, no explanations or apologies necessary.
A prize of $500 and letterpress publication by the Center for Book Arts is given annually for a poetry chapbook. The winner will also receive an additional $500 to give a reading with the contest judge at the Center for Book Arts in New York City in fall 2020, and a weeklong residency at the Winter Shakers program at the Millay Colony for the Arts in Austerlitz, New York. Submit a manuscript of up to 21 pages (or 450 lines) with a $30 entry fee by December 15. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
The author of The Refugees on the retreat in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
The author of Shahid Reads His Own Palm on the retreat in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
The author of The Ministry of Special Cases on the retreat in New York City.
The author of What We Do With the Wreckage on the retreat in Mineral, Washington
The author of Sweetness #9 on the retreat in Red Wing, Minnesota.
The author of Pure Hollywood on the retreat in Saratoga Springs, New York.
The author of There There on the retreat in Peterborough, New Hampshire.