The Southern Sin Essay Contest

THE SOUTHERN SIN ESSAY CONTEST Deadline: July 31, 2012 Creative Nonfiction (CNF) and the Oxford Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference & Workshop are looking for essays that capture the South in all its steamy sinfulness–whether you’re skipping church to watch football, coveting your neighbor’s Real Housewife of Atlanta, or just drinking an unholy amount of sweet […]

Seven Hills Literary Contest

Seven Hills Literary Contest Upload Deadline: Aug. 31, 2012 Contest Categories Short Story 2,500 word maximum, any genre. Creative Nonfiction 2,500 word maximum. Submissions in this genre could include (but are not limited to)  memoir, food or travel writing, personal essays, new journalism, biography, nonfiction stories, and nature writing. The emphasis in creative nonfiction is on factually true yet […]

Crazyhorse Writers Conference

Southern Literary Review would like to announce that the College of Charleston will hold the Crazyhorse Writers Conference in March.  Details about this event are available below.  Visit the conference website by clicking here. The College of Charleston campus is one of the most beautiful and historic in America. It is also the home of […]

*CONTESTS, CONFERENCES & FESTIVALS

— assembled by Philip K. Jason  The 2012 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize Postmark deadline: January 30 (annual) Submissions accepted: December 1 – January 30 Eligibility and Guidelines:   The competition is open to all writers regardless of geographical location or prior publication. Submit two copies of an unpublished fiction manuscript not to exceed 12 double-spaced […]

North Carolina Writers’ Network’s Annual Fall Conference

 North Carolina Writers’ Network’s Annual Fall Conference November 18-20, 2011 Asheville, NC     The NCWN Fall Conference, first held in 1985, has grown into one of the nation’s largest and most inclusive writers’ conferences.   Registration for the 2011 Fall Conference is now open at www.ncwriters.org.

Sanibel Island Writers Conference

Sixth Annual Sanibel Island Writers Conference November 3-6, 2011 Sanibel Island, Florida Keynote Speaker: American film director, screenwriter, and author, John Sayles Plus A Night of Spoken Word with the Henry Rollins, and an amazing lineup of authors including Steve Almond, John Dufresne, and many more. For more information, visit: http://www.fgcu.edu/SIWC/index.html

Southern Expressions Authors Conference 2011

The MS Gulf Coast Writers Association presents Southern Expressions Authors Conference 2011 October 14-16 Ocean Springs, MS Featuring guest speaker Curtis Wilkie, author of The Fall of the House of Zeus. Visit website for more details: www.gcwriters.org/se11.html

The 38th Annual Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference

The 38th Annual Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference  FAULKNER’S GEOGRAPHIES SOUTHERN LITERARY GEOGRAPHIES July 17–21, 2011 Oxford, MS      The 2011 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference will examine the topic “Faulkner’s Geographies/Southern Literary Geographies” through five days of lectures and discussion by literary scholars and critics. In addition to formal lectures, there will be several shorter panel […]