Notes for Writers for Feb. 7, 2020
The best writing tips, guides, and gigs of the week
|Nicholas Barron||Feb 7|
I put more effort this week into finding writing gigs. These are the most-clicked links each week. So, expect more job posts going forward.
Under Calls and Contests, I’ve started bolding the new additions. Since this is a rolling list, it can be hard to know what you’ve already seen. Hopefully, making the new entries standout will help.
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Till next week,
Oh, I almost forgot the GIF. This week I’ve been dealing with a head cold, so…
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Calls and Contests
Ballard Spahr Prize for Poetry; Poets residing in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, or Michigan (Deadline: Feb. 14)
Lex Allen Literary Festival Poetry and Fiction Prize; U.S. undergraduate students only (Deadline: Feb. 14)
Ballard Spahr Prize for Poetry 2020; Poets living in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, or Michigan (Deadline: Feb. 15)
Cash Prizes for LGBTQ Writers (Deadline: Feb. 17)
Western Australian Premier's Book Awards; Western Australian writers, illustrators (Deadline: Feb. 17)
2020 Nelson Algren Literary Award (Deadline: Feb. 17)
RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers; Canadian citizens who’ve been published in a literary magazine or anthology but not in book form (Deadline: Feb. 25)
Quantum Shorts Flash Fiction Competition (Deadline: Feb. 29)
Jewish Book Council Open Call for Short Story Submissions (Deadline: March 1)
Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest (Deadline: April 1)
The Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction; Book must be set in the U.S. states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, or Virginia (Deadline: May 1)