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.

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 […]

2012 Louisiana Book Festival

Louisiana’s world-class celebration of readers, writers and their books will return to Baton Rouge from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM on Saturday, October 27, 2012. It all takes place at the State Library of Louisiana, the Louisiana State Capitol, the Capitol Park Museum and in tents on neighboring streets. Visit www.LouisianaBookFestival.org

Sanibel Island Writers Conference

Registration for this year’s Sanibel Island Writers Conference is now open. To see the program, click here:  www.fgcu.edu/siwc/register.html. Take advantage of the early bird special. Note the new small group manuscript workshop option. If you’re presenting, please be sure to list Sanibel as one of your upcoming appearances on your website. You can also tell […]

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 […]