Opportunities May 2018

The Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting awards up to five fellowships of US$35,000 each year. This international screenwriting competition is open to writers based anywhere in the world, regardless of citizenship. All entrants must be aged over 18. Deadline:...

Opportunities April 2018

The ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize accepts entries from writers all over the world. Entries must be a single story of 2,000 to 5,000 words, written in English. Stories can be on any subject and in any style. First prize is AU$7,000, second prize is AU$2,000...

Opportunities March 2018

The Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize is now seeking entries. The winning entry will receive US$1000 and the work will be performed and recorded live at the Selected Shorts performance at Symphony Space and published online. The winning writer will also...

Opportunities January 2018

The Fiction Factory Short Story Competition accepts stories of up to 3000 words on any theme. The winning stories will be published online and in an upcoming anthology. Deadline: 7 January. The sixth Hektoen International Grand Prix Essay Competition will award three...

Events December 2017

1 December - The Writing Room Showcase (London) Performances from 22 brilliant poets who have been tutored by Roger Robinson. Performers include Immaculata Abba, Momtaza Mehri, Sumia Jaama, Oakley Flanagan, Jamal Mehmood, Dominic Holman, Anita Barton-Williams, Zahrah...

Opportunities December 2017

Jaggery, a DesiLit arts and literature journal, connects South Asian diasporic writers and homeland writers. They also welcome non-South Asians with a deep and thoughtful connection to South Asian countries, who bring their own intersecting perspectives to the...