Upcoming Events and Contests

 
 

Events

   

 

October 5

5 pm

 

 

CWW Faculty Spotlight Reading Series


Playwright and UNO Professor Justin Maxwell gives a reading/performance of his new work followed by a Q&A and reception.

UNO Liberal Arts Building (Room 140)

UNO’s Liberal Arts Building is located at on campus at 2000 Lakeshore Dr.


   
   

Contests

Click on the Organization or Contest name for links to submit.
   

 

Deadline:

Last day of each month

Prime Number Magazine (a Press 53 Publication)
Flash Fiction Contest

A prize of $251 plus publication in Prime Number Magazine with an author photo, bio and winning story on a page of one’s own. Submit fiction of 751 words or less with a $7 entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

   

Submissions due:

10/3/17

Saints and Sinners Festival
LGBT Fiction Contest

A prize of $500 for the winner, two $100 finalist awards, publication and a public reading. Submit one 3,000-7,000 word story with a $20 entry fee. Multiple entries are permitted. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

   
   
   

 

 

 

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

Submissions due:

5/31/17

 

 

Crab Orchard

Literary Prizes

Three prizes of $1,250 each and publication in Crab Orchard Review are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Using the online submission system, submit a poem of up to five pages, a short story of up to 6,000 words, or an essay of up to 6,500 words with a $12 entry fee by May 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

 

   

 

Submissions due:

5/31/17

 

 

Backwaters Press

Backwaters Prize

A prize of $2,500 and publication by Backwaters Press is given annually for a poetry collection. Bob Hicok will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 60 to 85 pages with a $30 entry fee by May 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

 

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 

Additional Resources

Poets and Writers
Newpages.com
Writermag.com
Wordpress.com

 

 

For more information about the Writing Workshops Abroad, please contact:
Program Coordinator, Jarred Marlatt, Division of International Education
writingabroad@uno.edu | 504-280-7345 | (During Program) 353 894 976 697

 

University of New Orleans, Division of International Education, 2000 Lakeshore Dr., New Orleans LA 70148
phone 504-280-7116; fax 504-280-7317; e-mail isp@uno.edu

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