WIP Alumna, Tamara Linse (’08), will have her short story, “The Body Animal,” appear in the Spring 2010 Issue of Talking River.
You can see the rest of Tamara’s recent publications on her new website.
This Saturday, October 24, 2009 is the Seventeenth Annual St. Petersburg Times Festival of Reading.
The festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located at the University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus (roughly, 140 7th Ave S, Bayboro Harbor, St. Petersburg).
I’ll be at Booth #10. If you have questions about the ECWC, or just want to say ‘hi’, stop on by!
Christine Caya, ECWC Coordinator
To order your copy of the latest volume to contain the “Best Of” the 2009 Writers in Paradise writers’ conference, click here. Check out what the faculty had to say about not only the manuscripts selected for publication in Sabal, but also about the honorable mention selections.
Congratulations to Karina Berg Johansson (WIP ’08, ’09) who has just sold the rights to the novel she was working on during the 2009 Writers in Paradise conference. Synvilla in Swedish, or Delusion in English, will be published in Swedish as a YA novel by the Swedish publisher Rabén & Sjögren in the fall of 2010.
Karina was also selected for “Best Of” her 2009 novel workshop with Dennis Lehane and an excerpt of her novel appears in Sabal Vol 4.
Below is a smattering of announcements for contests and calls for regular submissions. All are either currently reading or have an upcoming deadline. Please visit each website for further details on submission guidelines and remember to read the instructions carefully. If you are not familiar with a magazine, it is always helpful to order a copy and read first. You’ll know if your material is a good fit and you’ll also be supporting the magazine.
Poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and art. Reads year round.
Poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and art. Reads Aug 15-March 15.
Creative nonfiction, segmented essays, montaged memoir, art and more. Reads year round.
Fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Reads September –May.
All genres considered. Reads September 1 – May 1.
Poetry, prose, and artwork. Reads September 1 – February 1.
Fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Reads September 1 – April 30.
SHORT STORY AWARDS
Previously unpublished work of short fiction. 500-5,000 words. Deadline: November 1, 2009
600 words or less. May submit up to three. Deadline: December 1, 2009
For unpublished, book length manuscript of poems. Deadline: December 1, 2009
Open competition for unpublished original collection of poems. Two winners selected and published. Deadline: November 16, 2009
For unpublished collection of poetry. Deadline: December 31, 2009
For unpublished, book-length poetry manuscripts. Submit between: October 1 – January 14, 2010.
Categories in: Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction. Submit during January 2010.