The North Carolina Writers’ Network’s Annual Spring Conference

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) […]

Joyce Corrington Publishes the Work of Late Husband John William Corrington

  Joyce Corrington, pictured above, has made her late husband John William “Bill” Corrington’s book  The Upper Hand available on Amazon as a Kindle e-book. Click here to view or purchase this book. Even more important, she has collected John William Corrington’s poems into a book.  Click here to view or purchase this book.  This is the first publication of Corrington’s collected poems, […]

The North Carolina Writers’ Network and the Doris Betts Fiction Prize

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 […]

Tallahassee Writers Conference and Book Festival

May 17-18, 2013, Tallahassee Writers Conference and Book Festival “Discovering Florida Authors” In honor of the 500th anniversary of Florida’s discovery. For more information go to twaonline.org. Early Bird registration opens on 2/1/2013 and offers discounted registration prices for Tallahassee Writers Association (TWA) members.

Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition, The North Carolina Writers’ Network

The North Carolina Writers’ Network is now accepting submissions for its annual Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition, administered by the creative writing program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. And for the first time ever, this contest is accepting electronic submissions. The final judge is award-winning author, arts journalist, and creative writing instructor Shawna […]

Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing at The University of Tampa

Jeff Parker, Director of the MFA in Creative Writing program at The University of Tampa, is trying to get word out about the new Low-Residency MFA (see what low-residency means) at The University of Tampa, which, at its core, is about one-on-one mentorship between faculty and students. At just one-year-old, this program has already brought in guest writers including Michael […]

The Anthology of Appalachian Writers Now Accepting Submissions

The editors of The Anthology of Appalachian Writers have announced that they are now accepting submissions for their forthcoming Gretchen Moran Laskas Volume.  Submission guidelines are available here.  Submit electronic copies of any original, unpublished work of fiction or poetry, for consideration by the editors, to Dr. S. Bailey Shurbutt: sshurbut@shepherd.edu.  

North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference

CARY, NC–Boasting scores of independent bookstores, nationally recognized publishers, and the largest population of members in the state, North Carolina’s Research Triangle is the ideal host for the 2012 North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference, November 2-4 at the Embassy Suites in Cary, NC. The annual Fall Conference is North Carolina’s premier literary event and […]