Family Matters Contest

Upcoming deadline: Family Matters. 1st: $1,500, and publication.Deadline: March 31. A bit of 2013 data as we report the results of the December Fiction Open: 7 of 12 of our 2013 1st-place winners were women—please don’t feel bad, guys, it all goes in waves—and 8 of 12 winning stories were those authors’ 1st fiction publications. Most submissions…… Continue reading Family Matters Contest

SLS Contest Deadline Extended!

    You asked. We listened. Our contest has been extended to  March 7, 2014.  By popular demand and due to multiple requests from those attending the AWP Conference in Seattle, we have decided to extend our contest deadline to March 7, 2014, at Midnight EST.   ENTER TODAY. In partnership with   Fence Magazine  Graywolf…… Continue reading SLS Contest Deadline Extended!

RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers

      The Writers’ Trust is now accepting submissions for the 2014 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers. We hope you’ll consider applying if you’re eligible or passing this information along to emerging writers that you know.

Broken Pencil Indie Writers’ Deathmatch Short Story Contest!

Only One Will Triumph The most brutal short story contest on Earth returns for its seventh straight year! Last year, frantic voting in the championship round actually crashed the Deathmatch site! This year we’ll pick up where we left off with new contestants vying for an indie writer’s makeover that could change their lives! Eight…… Continue reading Broken Pencil Indie Writers’ Deathmatch Short Story Contest!