Items Tagged With fiction

C. D. Wright Tribute, Love Letters From Your Writing, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.12.16

Margaret Atwood on the science of humanity; Saeed Jones in conversation with Alexander Chee; love poems that will make you seem sensitive and smart; and other news.

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Ways to Disappear by Idra Novey

Posted 2.10.16

Idra Novey reads an excerpt from her debut novel, Ways to Disappear, published in February by Little, Brown.

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The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan

Posted 2.10.16

Karan Mahajan reads from his latest novel, The Association of Small Bombs, published in March by Viking.

The Association of Small Bombs

The bombing, for which Mr. and Mrs. Khurana were not present, was a flat, percussive event that began under the bonnet of a parked white Maruti 800, though of course that detail, that detail about the car, could only be confirmed later. A good bombing begins everywhere at once.

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Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

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News and Trends

Posted 2.10.16

March/April 2016

With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Maylis de Kerangal’s latest novel, The Heart, translated from the French by Sam Taylor, and A. Igoni Barrett’s debut novel, Blackass, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.

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Fiction Meets Science Residency

Posted 1.28.16

Type: 
Residency
Location: 
Delmenhorst,
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions

The University of Bremen offers up to two three- to nine-month residencies each year to fiction writers who are working on a novel or a short story collection in which science is an “essential feature of the book’s themes, plot, structure, or characters.” Writers who have published at least one novel or story collection are eligible. Residencies include a monthly stipend of €500 to €3,500 (approximately $545 to $3,815), travel expenses, and an apartment at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Institute for Advanced Study in Delmenhorst, Germany. Residents are expected to give one lecture or reading, and to attend the lectures and discussions of the Fiction Meets Science research group, which is made up of scientists, sociologists, and literary scholars. Submit a curriculum vitae, publication list, and letter of intent via e-mail; applications are accepted on a rolling basis. There is no entry fee. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Contact Information: 

Fiction Meets Science Residency, University of Bremen, Faculty of Linguistics and Literary Studies (FB10), Bibliothekstraße 1, 28359, Bremen, Germany.

Individual Artist Fellowships

Individual Artist Fellowships

Established Professional Fellowships of $6,000 each and Emerging Artist Fellowships of $3,000 each are given annually to Delaware poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Writers who have lived in Delaware for at least one year prior to application and who are not enrolled in a degree-granting program are eligible. Submit 15 to 20 pages of poetry or prose by August 3. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Genres Published: 
Poetry
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Genres Published: 
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 - Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
No
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2002
Issues per Year: 
2
Subscription: 
45 USD
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Editorial Focus: 

Irish Pages is a biannual journal, edited in Belfast and publishing, in equal measure, writing from Ireland and overseas. Its policy is to publish poetry, short fiction, essays, creative nonfiction, memoir, essay reviews, nature-writing, translated work, literary journalism, and other autobiographical, historical, religious and scientific writing of literary distinction.

Tips From the Editor: 

Please do read the journal before submitting.
Please do not send standard reviews or narrowly academic articles.

Contact Information
Chris Agee, Editor
The Linen Hall Library
17 Donegall Square North
Belfast,
BT1 5GB

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Last updated: November 13, 2013

Genres Published: 
Poetry
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Genres Published: 
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 - Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2002
Issues per Year: 
1
Issue Price: 
$18.00
Subscription: 
N/A
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Editorial Focus: 

Lifelines is a literary journal sposored by Dartmouth Medical School. Content in the journal includes short stories, essays, plays and interviews. The editorial review staff are comprised of Dartmouth faculty and alum, physicians and medical school students. We are a literary and art journal committed to exploring the intersection of creativity and the experience of medicine, death and art.

Tips From the Editor: 

Lifelines: A Dartmouth Literary Journal publishes both established and emerging writers. However, at this time the journal only accepts short story submissions from writers affiliated with Dartmouth College.

Contact Information
1 Rope Ferry Road
Hanover,
New Hampshire
03755

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Last updated: November 19, 2015

Genres Published: 
Fiction
Formats: 
Web
Formats: 
Print
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2005
Issues per Year: 
11
Issue Price: 
Free!
Subscription: 
£17.99 (gbp) for 1 year
Circulation: 
Greater than 10,000
Editorial Focus: 

We are a high-quality, innovative, literary magazine specializing in short fiction. We publish stories that excite us from new and established writers with strong voices and something to say.

Tips From the Editor: 

Please don't send poetry, as we publish it on a commissioned basis only. All short-story submissions welcomed! 

Contact Information
www.litro.co.uk
London,
n/a

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Last updated: July 21, 2011

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Award for Imaginative Fiction

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Award for Imaginative Fiction

A prize of $1,000 and publication in Rosebud Magazine is given annually for a short story. Submit a previously unpublished story of up to 4,500 words with a $10 entry fee ($15 to receive a copy of the prize issue) by September 15. Ray Vukcevich will judgde. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Robert and Adele Schiff Awards in Poetry and Prose

Robert and Adele Schiff Awards in Poetry and Prose

Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Cincinnati Review are given annually for a poem and a piece of fiction or creative nonfiction. Don Bogen will judge in poetry; Michael Griffith will judge in prose. Using the online submission system, submit up to eight pages of poetry or a short story, essay, or excerpt of a longer work of fiction or nonfiction of up to 40 pages with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Cincinnati Review, by July 15. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Contest

Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Contest

A prize of $1,500 and publication by Fiction Collective Two is given annually for a short story collection, novella, novella collection, or novel. U.S. writers who have not previously published a book with Fiction Collective Two are eligible. Joanna Ruocco will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of any length with a brief bio and a $25 entry fee by November 1. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.