NORTH CAROLINA—The 2013 Squire Summer Writing Residency will be July 11–14 on the campus of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. The Squire Summer Writing Residency is the Network’s smallest and most intensive conference. Admission is limited to the first fifty registrants who sign up for one of three three-day workshops: Poetry with Kathryn Stripling Byer, [...]
Interested in writing fiction? Memoir? Whether you are a novice or expert, come hone your writing skills at THE YOKSHOP (June 7th-9th), a weekend long writers’ conference in Oxford, Mississippi. Have your work read and discussed by published and critically acclaimed authors in one of America’s great writing towns. This year’s faculty features fiction writers [...]
Southern Literary Review is happy to announce that Daniel Wallace’s novel The Kings and Queens of Roam will be our May Read of the Month. We believe this book is extraordinary, so we have asked two reviewers to write about it. The first review will appear this week, and the second next week. We hope you enjoy.
The Seven Hills Literary and Penumbra Poetry and Haiku contests are now accepting online manuscript submissions. Aug. 30 is the upload deadline. The contests, sponsored by the Tallahassee Writers Association, are in their 19th and 27th years, respectively, and are open to all. Short stories, creative nonfiction, flash fiction, and children’s picture books (text only) [...]
Auction Announcement: William Spratling and William Faulkner, Sherwood Anderson and Other Famous Creoles: A Gallery of Contemporary New Orleans
William Spratling and William Faulkner, Sherwood Anderson and Other Famous Creoles: A Gallery of Contemporary New Orleans, published by Pelican Bookshop Press, New Orleans, 1926, first edition, first issue, number 217 of 250, bound in green boards, with label on front cover, interior of back cover with a label printed “Rebound in L’ATELIER Le Loup” [...]
The North Carolina Writers’ Network’s annual Spring Conference will bring its workshops, readings, and writerly camaraderie back to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro this year, but very little will look the same. The 2013 Spring Conference—scheduled for Saturday, April 13—will move into a new home in UNCG’s Moore Humanities and Research Administration (MHRA) [...]
The North Carolina Writers’ Network is accepting submissions for its annual Doris Betts Fiction Prize, administered by the North Carolina Literary Review. The Doris Betts Fiction Prize awards $250 and publication in the NCLR to the author of the winning short story, up to 6,000 words. The contest is open to any writer who is [...]