The 2023 Seven Hills Literary Contest and Penumbra Poetry & Haiku Contest

The 2023 Seven Hills Literary Contest and Penumbra Poetry & Haiku Contest (“The Contest”) is open for entries! We have decided to open the contest to non-members, but members enjoy a $10 discount on each entry. If you aren’t already a member of the Tallahassee Writers Association, you can sign up at One change from […]

Mississippi Book Festival

Each August, the Mississippi Book Festival unites readers and authors in an exhilarating celebration of books. Saturday, August 19, 2023 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Mississippi State Capitol Building & grounds 400 High St, Jackson, MS 39201 Free & open to the public  

Call for Papers on The Works and Influence of Charles Portis

The University of Arkansas  invites readers to submit papers and presentations on “The Works and Influence of Charles Portis.” The deadline for submissions is June 19th. The Portis symposium will be hosted by the University of Arkansas, Fort Smith, Nov. 2—5, 2023. SUBMISSIONS to In celebration of the publication of the Library of America […]

Ebony Stewart wins the first Playa Flamingo Writing Residency, apply now for next year

Atmosphere Press is proud to announce the winner of the first annual Playa Flamingo Writing Residency! Ebony Stewart, a remarkable poet, performer, and inspiration, will be the first residency attendant at this beautiful space. As one of the most decorated poets in Texas, Ebony is a respected coach and mentor, one of the top touring […]

Arkansas Writers Conference

Arkansas Writers Conference June 3, 2023 ARKANSAS WRITERS’ CONFERENCE (

Atlanta Writers Conference

Atlanta Writers Conference May 5-6, 2023 Conference Activities – Atlanta Writers Conference