Items Tagged With LGBT

Poetry and the Olympics, National Book Lovers Day, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.9.16

Literary female friendship; Harry Potter exhibit to open next year at the British Library; working at Faber & Faber with T. S. Eliot; and other news.

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Reginald Dwayne Betts on Poetry and Law, Stephen King’s Mixtape, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.30.16

Neil Gaiman's Norse mythology; breaking taboos and loving the characters we fear; twelve essential American books; and other news.

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Penguin Revives Modern Poets Series, WWII Fiction’s Renaissance, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.14.16

New anthology modeled after The Canterbury Tales features stories of refugees in the U.K.; a poet and a novelist respond to the Orlando shooting; the trope of masculine genius; and other news. 

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Pat Conroy Literary Center, LGBTQ Novel Recommendations, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.10.16

Carla Hayden close to securing Librarian of Congress appointment; fiction writer Max Porter on the fragmentary nature of grief; the vindication of Ernest Hemingway’s second wife; and other news. 

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Art and Change Grants

Art and Change Grants

Project grants of up to $2,500 each are given twice yearly by the Leeway Foundation to women and transsexual, transgender, genderqueer, or otherwise gender-nonconforming poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the Delaware Valley region to fund art for social change projects. Writers living in Bucks, Camden, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, or Philadelphia counties who are 18 years of age or older and who are not full-time students in a degree-granting arts program are eligible. Applicants must identify a person, an organization, or a business as a partner for the project. Submit a project description and budget with the required entry form by August 1. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

CritShop Writing Workshop for LGBT Fiction

Posted 1.21.15

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Berlin,
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The CritShop Writing Workshop for LGBT Fiction was held from May 21 to May 25 at COJE Berlin in the Neukölln district of Berlin, Germany. The event offered workshops and one-on-one intensives for fiction writers. The faculty included fiction writers Anyta Sunday and Alexandr Voinov. The cost of the conference was €599, which included tuition, lodging in a private cabin, and meals. The workshop was limited to eight participants; writers registered via e-mail by March 27. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

CritShop Writing Workshop for LGBT Fiction, CritShop Literary Services, Buerogemeinschaft ATP24, Am Treptower Park 24, 12435 Berlin, Germany. Anyta Sunday, CritShop Program Coordinator.

Oregon Literary Fellowships

Oregon Literary Fellowships
Fellowships of $3,000 each are given annually to Oregon writers to initiate, develop, or complete literary projects in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. One Women Writers Fellowship and one Writer of Color Fellowship of $3,000 each are also given annually. Submit three copies of up to 15 pages of poetry or 25 pages of prose with the required entry form by June 24. There is no entry fee. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.

Transformation Awards

Transformation Awards
Awards of $15,000 each are given annually to women and transgender, transsexual, genderqueer, or otherwise gender-nonconforming poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the Philadelphia area who have been creating art for social change for five or more years. Writers who have lived for at least two years in Bucks, Camden, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, or Philadelphia counties, who are at least 18 years of age, and who are not full-time students in a degree-granting arts program are eligible. Writers may submit an application by May 15. A panel of community-based artists will review applications and invite selected poets and writers to submit work for the second stage of the application process. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for the required application and complete guidelines.
Genres Published: 
Poetry
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Genres Published: 
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 - Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
2008
Issues per Year: 
varies
Issue Price: 
free
Subscription: 
online (with a PDF-printable link for each piece)
Circulation: 
5,000 to 10,000
Editorial Focus: 

The issues are cohesive, and the whole of the magazine is comprehensive.

Contact Information
James Beach, Editor & Publisher
P 0 Box 3235
Providence ,
Rhode Island
02909

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Last updated: June 22, 2016