Awards, Contests and Competitions for October 2009

American Poetry Review Honickman First Book Prize Web site: Deadline: October 31, 2009 Entry Fee: $25 A prize of $3,000 and publication by American Poetry Review is given annually for a first book of poetry. The winning book will be distributed by Copper Canyon Press through Consortium. Mark Doty will judge. Submit a manuscript of at least 48 pages with a $25 entry fee by October 31. Send an SASE or visit the Web site for complete guidelines. American Poetry Review, Honickman First Book Prize, 1700 Sansom Street, Suite 800, Philadelphia, PA 19103. (215) 496-0439. Elizabeth Scanlon, Editor. Amy … Continue reading Awards, Contests and Competitions for October 2009

Write Room Editorial Calendar 2009 – 2010

SEPTEMBER : Controversial Writing (In celebration of American Library Association’s Banned Books Week ) Focus: Opinion pieces, Editorials, Pornography or Erotica, Religious, Political, GLTG, Young Adult  OCTOBER: New Media Focus: New Media/Hypertext/Animation/Promotion Social Networks  NOVEMBER: Novel/Books Focus: National Novel Writing Month, Book reviews, Novel excerpts, Book festivals  DECEMBER: Music Issue Focus: Singer/Songwriter, Lyrics, Music reviews, Artist Interviews  JANUARY: The Business of Writing Issue Focus: Software, Agents, Publishers, Workshops FEBUARY: Southern Literature & the Southern Writer Issue MARCH: Memoir Writing Issue  APRIL: Humor Writing Issue  MAY: Nature & Travel Writing Issue JUNE: Poetry Issue  JULY: Flash Fiction Issue AUGUST: Non Fiction & … Continue reading Write Room Editorial Calendar 2009 – 2010