The information below comes by way of Latinidad®, Marcela Landress's website. These offers may require entry fees or other costs.
$25,000 POETRY PRIZE
Deadline: May 15
The Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize offers $25,000 for an outstanding book of poems. For more information, click here.
Application Deadline: May 10
The Community of Writers at Squaw Valley offers workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Faculty includes Dagoberto Gilb and Alex Espinoza, among others. For more information, click here.
$50,000 BOOK PRIZE
Deadline: May 1
The St. Francis College Literary Prize offers $50,000 to a mid-career writer for an outstanding 3rd to 5th book of published fiction. Self-published books as well as English translations are eligible. For more information, click here.
Deadline: April 15
The MacDowell Colony offers residencies to writers of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Past attendees include Oscar Hijuelos, Angie Cruz, and Alice Walker. For more information, click here.
CHICA LIT WORKSHOP
Start Date: April 14
Love novels like Dirty Girls Social Club and Waiting to Exhale? Have an idea for a novel of your own? Want a supportive writing community led by an author who has actually published chica lit with major publishing houses? This 8-week course is for you! For more information, click here.
LEGAL FICTION PRIZE
Deadline: April 8
The Harper Lee Prize will be given to fiction that best exemplifies the role of lawyers in society and their power to effect change. International and self-published entries are welcome. For more information, click here.
ANGER AND REVENGE CONTEST
Deadline: March 16
Creative Nonfiction will award $1000 for the best essay about anger and revenge, frustration and retribution, outrage and reprisal. For more information, click here.
SHORT STORY CONTEST
Deadline: March 15
A prize of $1000 and publication in Tusculum Review is given for a short story. For more information, click here.
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