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Teju Cole on Black Lives Matter Photos, Fifty Reasons to Read Joy Williams, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.27.16

The 2016 Man Booker Prize long list has been announced; a man named Hemingway wins Hemingway lookalike contest; a consideration of workplace fiction by women; and other news.

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Roxane Gay and Yona Harvey to Cowrite Marvel Comic, Edith Wharton’s Lost City, and More

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Muslim teen poetry group addresses U.S. Islamophobia; authors set to perform Oscar Wilde’s work in the prison where he served a sentence; Viet Thanh Nguyen on the process of writing his Pulitzer Prize–winning novel; and other news.

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New Generation of Black Writers on Race, the Art of Fiction Translation, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.25.16

Goethe’s complex legacy; poet Jade Cho on the Asian American experience; petition to restore Dennis Cooper’s blog reaches over three thousand signatures; and other news.

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World’s First Door-to-Door Poet, Ferrante’s Bad Book Covers, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.6.16

Octavia Butler’s 1998 novel predicts Trump’s campaign slogan; anticipated books for the second half of 2016; the geographic distribution of the Man Booker International Prize; 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.

Genres Published: 
Poetry
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Genres Published: 
Creative Nonfiction
Reading Period: 
Oct 1 - Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Yes
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Issues per Year: 
2
Issue Price: 
$10
Subscription: 
$23 for one volume (3 Issues), $39 for 2 volumes (individuals)--library/inst. $29--add $13 per volume for foreign subs.
Circulation: 
2,500 to 5,000
Editorial Focus: 

CALYX Journal publishes fine art & literature, art, and book reviews by developing and emerging women authors and artists. CALYX is committed to publishing authors from diverse backgrounds. CALYX Journal is known for discovering many now well-known authors first or early in their careers.

Tips From the Editor: 

Be familiar with the publication.

Contact Information
Rebecca Olson, Senior Editor
P.O. Box B
Corvallis,
Oregon
97339

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Last updated: December 9, 2013

Doris Bakwin Award

Doris Bakwin Award

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Carolina Wren Press is given biennially for a short story collection, a novel, or a memoir by a woman. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 50,000 words with a $20 entry fee by June 15. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Eludia Award

Eludia Award

A prize of $1,000, publication by Sowilo Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing, and 10 author copies is given annually for a first novel or short story collection by a woman over the age of 40 who has not published a book of fiction. Submit a manuscript of any length with a synopsis, an author bio, a résumé, and a $30 entry fee by March 15. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

First Book Award

First Book Award

A prize of $1,500, publication by Kore Press, and 20 author copies is given annually for a debut poetry collection by a female-identified poet. Poets who have not published a full-length collection or a chapbook in an edition of more than 400 copies are eligible. Robin Coste Lewis will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 48 to 90 pages with a $28 entry fee by April 30. Some entry fee scholarships are available. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Individual Artist Grants for Women

Individual Artist Grants for Women

Grants of up to $1,500 are given twice yearly to feminist poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers who are citizens of the United States or Canada. The current round of grants will be awarded to fiction writers. Using the online submission system, submit a short story or novel excerpt of up to 20 pages, a project description, a budget, and a résumé with a $25 entry fee during the month of December. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

International Women’s Writing Guild Spring Big Apple Conference

Posted 1.29.10

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
New York, NY
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The Spring Big Apple conference, sponsored by the International Women’s Writing Guild (IWWG), was held from April 12 to April 13 at the Scandinavia House in New York City. Open to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, the conference offered a Saturday writing workshop, as well as panel discussions with authors and opportunities to meet with agents on Sunday. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

International Women’s Writing Guild Conferences, 317 Madison Avenue, Suite 1704, New York, NY 10017.

Kentucky Women Writers Conference

Posted 2.12.10

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Lexington, KY
Event Date: 
September 16, 2016
Application Deadline: 
08/12/2016

The 38th annual Kentucky Women Writers Conference will be held on September 16 and September 17 at the Carnegie Center in Lexington. The conference features workshops and craft talks in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The faculty includes poets Natalie Diaz, Lisa Russ Spaar, and Bianca Spriggs; fiction writers Danielle Dutton, Dana Spiotta, and Crystal Wilkinson; and nonfiction writer Mary Karr. Tuition, which includes conference registration and a workshop, is $200. General registration is $125; the cost for students is $30. Fifteen-minute manuscript consultations with literary agents are available for an additional $45. The application deadline is August 12. Workshop space is limited; registration is first come, first served. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

Kentucky Women Writers Conference, University of Kentucky, 232 East Maxwell Street, Lexington, KY 40506. (859) 257-2874. Julie Wrinn, Director.

Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize

Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Persea Books is given annually for a first poetry collection by a woman who is a U.S. citizen. The winner also receives a six-week, all-expenses-paid residency at the Civitella Ranieri Center in Umbria, Italy. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 40 pages with a $30 entry fee by October 31. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

New Women's Voices Chapbook Competition

New Women's Voices Chapbook Competition

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Finishing Line Press is given annually for a poetry chapbook written by a woman who has not yet published a full-length collection. Leah Maines will judge. Submit a manuscript of up to 30 pages with a $16 entry fee by April 15 (April 16 for online submissions). All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

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.

Orlando Prizes

Orlando Prizes

Four prizes of $1,000 each and publication in a participating journal are given twice yearly for a poem, a short story, a short short story, and an essay by women writers. Submit a poem of no more than 36 lines, a short story of up to 1,500 words, a short short story of up to 500 words, or an essay of up to 1,500 words with a $15 entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.