Items Tagged With international

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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Following the Mysteries: An Interview With Jhumpa Lahiri

by Ann Goldstein

Feature

Posted 2.10.16

Ann Goldstein

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri talks with translator Ann Goldstein about her decision to write her new book, In Other Words, in Italian; the search for freedom and happiness; and the mysteries of creativity, art, and life.

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The Idea of Happiness: Report From Literary Denmark

by Stephen Morison Jr.

The Literary Life

Posted 2.10.16

Stephen Morison Jr.

In a continuing series examining the lives of writers in international writing communities, contributing editor Stephen Morison Jr. spends time with three authors in Denmark to explore the country’s literary scene, and the language of happiness.

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Moby-Dick in the Internet Age, Writers Respond to Paris Attacks, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.16.15

Shakespeare & Company bookstore served as refuge during Paris attacks; The Diary of Anne Frank gets a coauthor; literature’s relation to evolutionary theory; and other news.

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David T. K. Wong Fellowship

David T. K. Wong Fellowship

A one-year residential fellowship at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, which includes a £26,000 (approximately $42,133) stipend, is given annually to a fiction writer for a work that "deals seriously with some aspect of life in the Far East." Submit up to 2,500 words of fiction with a £10 (approximately $16) entry fee by January 13. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

FIl Prize in Romance Languages

FIl Prize in Romance Languages
A prize of $150,000 is given annually to honor a poet, a fiction writer, or a creative nonfiction writer who writes in Catalan, French, Galician, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, or Spanish. The prize is awarded by a consortium of Mexican government agencies, banks, and universities. Cultural or educational institutions or groups interested in literature may nominate a candidate; individuals may not apply. Submit the writer's curriculum vitae and a letter of support by June 22. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Flash Fiction Prize

Flash Fiction Prize

A prize of €1,000 (approximately $1,100) and publication in the 2016 Fish Publishing anthology is given annually for a short short story. Nuala O'Connor will judge. Submit a story of up to 300 words with a €14 (approximately $15) entry fee by February 28. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Hippocrates Prize Open International Award

Hippocrates Prize Open International Award

A prize of £5,000 (approximately $7,700) and publication in the Hippocrates Prize anthology is given annually for a poem on a medical theme. A second-place prize of £1,000 (approximately $1,540) is also given. Rafael Campo, Wendy French, and Gareth Powell will judge. Using the online submission system, submit an unpublished poem of up to 50 lines with a £7 (approximately $11) entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

International Writers Project Fellowship

International Writers Project Fellowship

A fellowship, including a stipend of $45,000, is given annually to an established international poet or fiction writer "who is unable to practice free expression in his or her homeland." The fellowship provides funds for relocation to the United States, living expenses, and an office on the Brown University campus for ten months. Writers or individuals seeking to nominate a writer may submit at least 10 pages of poetry or prose along with English translations, a case history showing a record of need, a publishing history, a résumé, and two letters of support by February 15. There is no entry fee. E-mail or visit the website for 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

Poetry Prize

Poetry Prize

A prize of €1,000 (approximately $1,090) and publication in the Fish Publishing anthology is given annually for a poem. The winner is also invited to give a reading at the West Cork Literary Festival in July. Dave Lordan will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poem of up to 300 words with a €14 entry fee (approximately $15) by March 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Short Memoir Prize

Short Memoir Prize

A prize of €1,000 (approximately $1,100) and publication in the 2016 Fish Publishing anthology is given annually for a short memoir. Carlo Gebler will judge. Submit a memoir of up to 4,000 words with a €16 (approximately $18) entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts–France

Posted 2.23.10

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Auvillar,
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
2014-02-14
E-mail: 
vcca@vcca.com

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts offered workshops at Le Moulin à Nef, its studio center in Auvillar, France. The poetry workshop O Taste and See: Writing the Senses in Deep France, taught by Marilyn Kallet, was held from May 12 to May 19. The cost was $2,295, which included tuition, lodging, and some meals. Registration was first come, first served. There was a $500 nonrefundable registration fee. Scholarships were available; the deadline was February 14. Call or visit the website an application and complete guidelines.

Contact Information: 

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts–France, VCCA Abroad, 154 San Angelo Drive, Amherst, VA 24521. (434) 946-7236.