The NewPages Classifieds
NewPages Winter 2017 LitPak
Browse fliers for calls for submissions, conferences and MFA programs, writing contests, new issue and title announcements, subscriptions and classroom adoptions, and more! Please feel free to print, post, and share the fliers.
Calls for Submissions
Lalitamba: Call for Submissions
Submissions accepted year-round.
Lalitamba is a journal of international writings for liberation. What to submit? Anything you like (fiction, poetry, essays, plays, interviews, photographs, line drawings). We’re open. We publish creative work that illuminates life’s challenges, purpose, and awakenings. Lalitamba was founded in 2004, during a pilgrimage through India, and is published annually by Chintamani Books in New York City. Find full submission guidelines at www.lalitamba.com. (Book-length manuscripts may be submitted to Chintamani Books.)
Take Your Writing to the Next Level at Hofstra University
Submissions accepted year-round.
Hofstra University offers an MFA in Creative Writing program that allows students to pursue a curriculum that is guided by a diverse and distinguished faculty, and mixes workshop with literature and craft courses. And Hofstra offers two literary journals for your work: AMP (amp.hofstradrc.org) and Windmill: The Hofstra Journal of Literature and Art (hofstrawindmill.com)—both magazines are currently accepting submissions for Spring 2017.
Conferences, Workshops, & Writing Programs
Creative Writers, Creating a Literary Community
Manhattanville College’s MFA program is a unique, creatively nourishing literary community just 30 minutes outside New York City, with competitive tuition and affordable on-campus housing options. Our faculty are authors who will help you transform your writing; our alumni keep coming back for more. Want to check us out? Come to Manhattanville College’s 32nd Summer Writers Week, June 19-23. Workshops in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, and writing for young adults. Joseph O’Neill is our keynote. Panels on graphic novels, arts in social justice, manuscript preparation, and more. Learn about us at Mvillemfa.com or send inquiries to MFA Director Lori Soderlind at .
Learn About Johns Hopkins MA in Writing Program
Whether writing is your passion or your profession, acquire or enhance your writing craft skills and career potential with a Master of Arts in Writing, Science Writing, or Teaching Writing from Johns Hopkins University. Through over 20 years of success in helping writers achieve an array of creative and professional goals, a part-time MA offered at the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences Advanced Academic Programs will challenge, cultivate, and expand your knowledge. The MA in Writing offers numerous courses in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and more at our Washington D.C. Center, or on our main Homewood Campus in Baltimore. The varied Science Writing and Teaching Writing courses are all offered online. advanced.jhu.edu
MA in Creative Writing at Eastern Michigan University
Distinguished as one of the only interdisciplinary programs for creative writing in the country, we provide a rich space for exploring the relationships between poetry and poetics, experimental prose, cultural translation, community service, pedagogy, and contemporary arts. The MA emphasizes the importance of aesthetic risk and social application, while offering opportunities for writers to explore multiple arts and mixed genres, sound and performance, digital technologies and new media, as well as community-based and collaborative projects, innovative curating, and alternative publishing. Visit: www.emich.edu/english/programs/creative-writing/ Faculty: Rob Halpern, Carla Harryman, Christine Hume, Matthew Kirkpatrick.
The MFA in Creative Writing at Arizona State University
The ASU MFA in Creative Writing is, and has always been, an unswervingly student-first program. Through small classes, intimate workshops, and one-to-one mentoring, the centuries-old apprenticeship model thrives within the New American University. The program is distinguished by an outstanding faculty that has garnered national and international attention, and it is consistently ranked among the “top-tier” three-year programs in poetry and in fiction. In concert with the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, students have the opportunity to apply for a variety of international writing and teaching fellowships. english.clas.asu.edu/admission/graduate-admission/master-fine-arts-creative-writing
New & Forthcoming Releases
Diode Editions: We Beautifully Craft Books, and Fanatically Support Authors.
The people behind Diode Editions are fanatics. We’re fanatical about finding poets whose work stuns and stills us. We’re fanatical about making books that honor our poets and their poems, while also standing alone as beautiful objects. We’re fanatical about supporting and promoting our poets. We love that Diode Editions is a small independent press, and that this allows us to be nimble and daring. It also gives us the freedom to choose books with great care and thoughtfulness. We’re not driven by profit. We’re driven by a love of poetry, and our mission to connect compelling work with readers. We publish established and emerging writers, and our catalog includes T.R. Hummer, Joshua Poteat, Vandana Khanna, sam sax, Philip Metres, Brynn Saito, Traci Brimhall, Kai and Anders Carlson-Wee, and many other amazing voices. www.diodeeditions.com/store/c1/Featured_Products.html
Stand Magazine, one of Britain's oldest literary magazines, announces its new website: www.standmagazine.org. In 2017 we are dedicating an issue to recent writing from China including translations of poetry and fiction as well as commentary. After that will be an issue containing articles about the late Geoffrey Hill and some unpublished poems by him. Future issues will also celebrate Tony Harrison’s 80th birthday and the writing of Ken Smith. Stand Magazine can also be found on Facebook.
T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry and New Releases
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Place your order now for our newest releases in our American Midwest, Poetry, and T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry Series. Browse our online catalog at tsup.truman.edu. All website orders receive 15% off. Now accepting submissions for the 2018 T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry. See tsup.truman.edu/prize-information/ for more information.
Subscriptions & Classroom Adoptions
Special Fiddlehead Subscription Deal for Creative Writing Students & Faculty!
Deadline: July 1, 2017
Creative writing student or faculty? Subscribe now to Canada’s longest-running literary magazine and save 25%! First published in 1945, The Fiddlehead began, and remains, a regional magazine with a national and international reputation. We are committed to exposing readers to the latest work produced by established and emerging authors from all over Canada and the world. This subscription special deal is good only until July 1st, so download the flier and get a great subscription to a great lit mag at a great price today! (And don’t forget that The Fiddlehead is always open to great writing!) thefiddlehead.ca
Subscribe to Weber's 2017 Catalog
Deriving from the German weben—to weave—weber translates into the literal and figurative “weaver” of textiles and texts. Weber is a regional and global tapestry of verbal and visual texts, a weave made from the threads of words and images. Our 2017 issues highlight narratives of the contemporary West and feature interviews with Anthony Doerr, Cristina Garcia, Douglas Blackmon, Terrance Hayes, and more. Subscribe now at weber.edu/weberjournal.
Who's Your Favorite Canadian Author?
The New Quarterly brings you the best Canadian writers before they're famous. For 35 years we've published the best names in Canadian poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction for the readers who love them. Visit tnq.ca to read our entire 35-year archive for only $20 CDN/year!
2017 Rattle Poetry Prize: $10,000 for a Single Poem
Deadline: July 15, 2017
The annual Rattle Poetry Prize once again offers $10,000 for a single poem to be published in the magazine. With the winners judged in a blind review by the editors to ensure a fair and consistent selection, an entry fee that is simply a one-year subscription to the magazine—and a runner-up Readers' Choice Award to be chosen by the writers themselves—the Rattle Poetry Prize aims to be one of the most writer-friendly and popular poetry contests around. See www.rattle.com for guidelines and to read all of the past winners.
Fourth Genre Steinberg Essay Contest
Deadline: March 15, 2017
Fourth Genre Steinberg Essay Contest is accepting submissions from January 15 to March 15 at fourthgenre.submittable.com. The 2017 contest judge is Faith Adiele (www.adiele.com). Winning author receives $1,000 and publication in the issue that’s featured at AWP. $22 per entry, up to 6,000 words. Detailed submission guidelines: fourthgenre.msu.edu.
Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction
Deadline: March 14, 2017
Colorado Review is now accepting entries to the 2017 Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction. $2,000 will be awarded for the winning short story, plus publication in the fall 2017 issue of Colorado Review. Deadline: postmark of March 14, 2017. Entry fee: $15. Final judge is Richard Bausch. Stories must be previously unpublished and between 10 and 50 pages. Please see complete guidelines at nelliganprize.colostate.edu.
Nimrod Literary Awards Open
Deadline: April 30, 2017
Submissions are now open for The Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry and The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction, with first prizes of $2,000 and publication, second prizes of $1,000 and publication, as well as readings at our Awards Ceremony. All finalists will be considered for publication. For poetry, submit 3-10 pages (one long poem or several short poems); for fiction, one short story, 7,500 words maximum. Manuscripts may be mailed or submitted online: nimrodjournal.submittable.com/submit. Each entry must be accompanied by a $20 entry fee, which includes a one-year subscription. Email or visit our website for complete rules: www.utulsa.edu/nimrod.
Prairie Schooner Book Prize Contest in Poetry and Fiction
Deadline: March 15, 2017
The Prairie Schooner Book Prize Series welcomes poetry and short-story manuscript submissions between January 15 and March 15, 2017, from all living writers, including non-US citizens, writing in English. One winner in each genre will receive $3000 and publication through the University of Nebraska Press. A $25 fee must accompany each submission. Winners will be announced in July 2017. Both unpublished and published writers are welcome to submit, but we do not consider manuscripts that have previously been published or self-published. All entries will be read anonymously. Please see our website for full guidelines. Send questions to . prairieschooner.unl.edu/book-prize
Tartt First Fiction Award
Deadline: December 31 (annual)
The thirteenth annual Tartt First Fiction Award is now open for submissions. Twenty-dollar entry fee, stories may have been previously published in magazines. Author not to have had a previous story collection published. Novels, nonfiction, or poetry collections do not disqualify. www.livingstonpress.uwa.edu
Torch Memorial Prize for Creative Nonfiction
Deadline: April 1, 2017
First prize: $500 (and publication in NAR). Judge: Dinty Moore. Enter online at northamericanreview.org. Rafael Torch died in 2011, at the age of 36, after a courageous four-year attempt to overcome sarcoma, a rare form of cancer. Rafael, whose award-winning work and vivid essays have appeared in many journals including Crab Orchard Review, Antioch Review, and North American Review, wrote with honesty, insight and wit. At the time of his death, Rafael’s immediate family included his beloved wife, Emily Olson-Torch and 4-month-old son, Rocco James.