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...

Events November 2017

1 November - Public Lecture: From Counterculture to Subculture The Study of Social Movement in Japan after the 3.11 Disaster (Melbourne) This presentation discusses from a cultural perspective how young activists deconstruct conventional forms of organization and...

Opportunities November 2017

The Oriel Davies Open Writing Contest is now open. Submissions of poetry and prose on the theme of 'water' will be accepted. The prize is £50 to spend at the Oriel Davies shop. The winning entries will feature on the website and be read to an audience at an event in...

Events August 2017

1 August - Book Launch: Bearing Witness - Essays in Honour of Brij Lal (Canberra) The book is edited by Doug Munro and Jack Corbett. Refreshments will be provided. Brij V. Lal is a singular scholar. His work has spanned disciplines—from history to politics—and...