The Blueshift Journal offers online writing workshop series

The Blueshift Journal, a tri-annual publication, is looking for student applications of all ages to participate in The Speakeasy Project. Award-winning mentors: Cathy Linh Che, Kaveh Akbar, Christopher Soto, Jennifer Givhan, Paul Tran, and Chen Chen will mentor one-on-one through videoconferencing to refine poetry writing skills. During the four-week program, participants will discuss daily reading assignments, explore different poetry components, work independently on various freewriting prompts, and collaborate with fellow students. At the end of the workshop, produced work will be displayed in an anthology alongside their mentors for wide-scale publication.

The online writing workshop series will run Jan. 4 — Feb. 1.

Deadline to apply is Dec. 15. For more information, visit the website.

Serendipity Literary Agency announces 7th Annual Young Adult Discovery Contest

Submit the beginning of your young adult novel for the chance to win exposure with editors at Simon and Schuster, Harlequin, Penguin Random House, Candlewick, Scholastic, Sourcebooks, Macmillan, Disney, and Abrams Books.

The Top Five Entrants will receive a 15-minute, one-on-one pitch session with New York’s premier literary agents for young adult books, Regina Brooks. The Top Five will also receive a year’s subscription to The Writer magazine and commentary from editors. In addition to the above mentioned prizes, the Grand Prize Winner will have the chance to submit an entire manuscript to Regina Brooks and gourmet teas from!

Submit on the contest site with the first 250 words of your manuscript, title, and the $15 entry fee. One entry per person.

Two Sisters Writing and Publishing is seeking entries for November contest

Four fiction-writing winners will earn $75 in prize money and be published in the First Annual Two Sisters Writing and Publishing Anthology of Fresh Writers. Contest is open to graduate students & alumni. The deadline is Nov. 30.

Visit the website for complete submission guidelines. To submit, visit the Submittable page.

CALYX Journal is accepting work

CALYX, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women, is accepting poetry, short fiction, reviews, essays, visual art, and interviews for publication. There are no restrictions on submission subject, voice, tone, or perspective. Poetry submissions are limited to six pieces. Prose work may not exceed 5,000 words. Submissions that are held for final discussion will receive feedback from editorial collective.

The deadline is Dec. 31. Submission fee is $3 for students.

To see complete guidelines visit the website.


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