Items Tagged With creative nonfiction

Novel Gossip, Expression as Negotiation, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.21.15

Three Amazon series based on books; new Jonathan Safran Foer coming next fall; PANK editors bid farewell; and other news.

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Poor Your Soul by Mira Ptacin

Posted 12.15.15

Mira Ptacin reads an excerpt from her debut memoir, Poor Your Soul, published in January by Soho Press.

Poor Your Soul

I know some things. I know you set the backyard on fire. It was autumn. You were six years old. The oak leaves were dry and crispy. You and your pal Don Johnson, that blond-haired, blue-eyed kid from St. Philip Elementary School who threw up every time he got excited, were playing in the backyard. I’m assuming you guys found the matches in the pile on Dad’s workbench.

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Sitting on Plutarch's Throne: Taking Risks in the Essay

by John D'Agata

Special Section

Posted 12.15.15

John D'Agata

An American writer and editor details the importance and emotional necessity of taking risks in the essay by way of an adventure to Greece to find Plutarch’s writing chair.

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The Art of Biography: Falling In and Out of Love

by Terese Svoboda

The Literary Life

Posted 12.15.15

Terese Svoboda

An author and Guggenheim fellow details her journey in writing a biography of radical poet Lola Ridge.

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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

Patrick Henry Writing Fellowship

Patrick Henry Writing Fellowship

A nine-month fellowship, which includes a stipend of $45,000, at the C. V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, is given annually to a nonfiction writer working on a book that addresses the history or legacy of the American Revolution and the nation's founding ideas. The fellowship also includes health benefits, faculty privileges, and a residency in a restored eighteenth-century house in historic Chestertown. The fellow is expected to teach a semester-long undergraduate seminar and give one lecture related to his or her work-in-progress. Submit a writing sample of any length, a project description, a brief course proposal, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references by November 1. There is no application fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Writing Contests

Writing Contests

Three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Black Warrior Review are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. Heather Christle will judge in poetry, Alissa Nutting will judge in fiction, and Mary Roach will judge in nonfiction. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems of any length or a story or essay of up to 7,000 words with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Black Warrior Review, by September 1. Visit the website for complete guidelines.