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January 2023 eLitPak :: Issue 86 of Kaleidoscope Available Now! Accepting Submissions Year-round

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Unexpected truths are discovered throughout this issue, in all genres. Sometimes the truth can be hard to swallow and in other cases, revelations are surprisingly sweet. Kaleidoscope magazine publishes literature and artwork that creatively explore the experience of disability. Submit your best work to us today! Visit our website and view our flyer for more information.

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January 2023 eLitPak :: Map Your Book from Start to Finish

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Registration Deadline: March 12, 2023
Novelists, memoirists, and nonfiction authors: Map Your Book from Start to Finish the supportive opportunity you need to finish, polish, and prepare your book for publication, get personalized coaching feedback, and meet other serious writers. Our three-part format ensures you’ll track real progress throughout the program. Includes in-person workshop in Annapolis, MD in March 2023. Early-bird registration ends Feb 28. View flyer or visit website for more information.

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January 2023 eLitPak :: Award-winning Affordable, Professional Poetry Editing, Book Coaching, & Marketing

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The author of four award-winning books and a decades-long editor and book coach/marketer, John Sibley Williams can assist with everything from individual poem to manuscript critiques; regular book coaching; 1-on-1 workshops; the creation of pitch letters, press kits, and book proposals; agent/publisher research; and more. His passion is assisting poets and writers by tailoring all strategies to their individual needs. View flyer or visit website for more information.

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January 2023 eLitPak :: Affordable Poetry, Publishing, & Critique Workshops

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Registration Deadline: Year-round
Caesura Poetry Workshop aims to support, inspire, and energize poets through affordable monthly Zoom workshops hosted by award-winning poet, editor, and teacher John Sibley Williams. All workshops include poem analysis, active group discussion, and writing prompts. Upcoming class themes include experimenting with punctuation, sharpening poem titles, erasure poetry, New Year’s poetry, building a chapbook, monthly critique workshops, and more. View flyer and visit website for more information.

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January 2023 eLitPak :: 2023 Writers Retreat in Nova Scotia

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Join Writing Coach & Author Lynne Golodner July 24-28, 2023 for an intimate oceanside writers retreat in Nova Scotia, for a week of writing, workshopping, community, and connection. This retreat accepts only 8 writers and will focus on how place impacts identity. To apply, send a writing sample along with an explanation about why you would be an ideal participant, and why the theme of place & identity appeals to you, to [email protected]View flyer for more information.

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January 2023 eLitPak :: A Breakthrough Experience for Writers of Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror

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Deadline: March 13, 2023
Have you ever wished you could attend your own private writing workshop that would teach you exactly what you need to know, at the right pace for you, and provide feedback and guidance in extensive one-on-one sessions? That’s Your Personal Odyssey Writing Workshop. It’s an intensive, personalized, one-on-one online workshop experience combining advanced lectures, expert feedback, and deep mentoring. View flyer or visit website for more information.

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January 2023 eLitPak :: Now Open for Entries: The 17th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards

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Deadline: March 31, 2023
The 17th annual National Indie Excellence® Awards (NIEA) are open to all English language printed books available for sale, including small presses, mid-sized independent publishers, university presses, and self-published authors. NIEA is proud to be a champion of self-publishing and independent presses. Monetary awards, sponsorships, and entry rules are described in detail on our website.

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January 2023 eLitPak :: 10th Annual Permafrost Book Prize in Poetry

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Deadline: March 15, 2023
The 10th Annual Permafrost Book Prize offers publication of a book length work of poetry, $1,000, and distribution through University of Alaska Press. Final judge: Aimee Nezhukumatathil. Deadline: March 15. Entry fee: $20. For complete guidelines, please visit our websiteView full flyer.

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January 2023 eLitPak :: Our Lady of the Lake Online MFA & MA Programs

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Our Lady of the Lake University’s 100% online Master of Arts-Master of Fine Arts (MA-MFA) and Master of Arts (MA) in Literature, Creative Writing, and Social Justice prepare critically engaged and socially aware scholars, writers, educators, and professionals. This nationally unique, virtual program combines creativity with practical skills and critical knowledge, while keeping in mind the pursuit of social justice. View flyer or visit website to learn more.

Not a NewPages Newsletter subscriber yet? View the full January 2023 eLitPak here.

December 2022 eLitPak :: Affordable Poetry, Publishing, & Critique Workshops

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Registration Deadline: Year-round
Caesura Poetry Workshop aims to support, inspire, and energize poets through affordable monthly Zoom workshops hosted by award-winning poet, editor, and teacher John Sibley Williams. All workshops include poem analysis, active group discussion, and writing prompts. Upcoming class themes include experimenting with punctuation, sharpening poem titles, erasure poetry, New Year’s poetry, building a chapbook, monthly critique workshops, and more. View flyer and visit website for more information.

View the full December 2022 eLitPak here. Subscribe to the NewPages Newsletter to get early access to these flyers.

December 2022 eLitPak :: Now Open for Entries: The 17th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards

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Deadline: March 31, 2023
The 17th annual National Indie Excellence® Awards (NIEA) are open to all English language printed books available for sale, including small presses, mid-sized independent publishers, university presses, and self-published authors. NIEA is proud to be a champion of self-publishing and independent presses. Monetary awards, sponsorships, and entry rules are described in detail on our website.

View the full December 2022 eLitPak Newsletter here. Want to get our eLitPak opportunities delivered straight to your inbox? Subscribe today!

December 2022 eLitPak :: Permafrost 2023 Book Prize in Poetry

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Deadline: March 15, 2023
The 10th Annual Permafrost Book Prize offers publication of a book length work of poetry, $1,000, and distribution through University of Alaska Press. Final judge: Aimee Nezhukumatathil. Deadline: March 15. Entry fee: $20. For complete guidelines, please visit our websiteView full flyer.

Get early access to these opportunities by subscribing to the NewPages Newsletter. View the full December 2022 eLitPak here.

December 2022 eLitPak :: Our Lady of the Lake University’s Online MFA & MA Programs

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Our Lady of the Lake University’s 100% online Master of Arts-Master of Fine Arts (MA-MFA) and Master of Arts (MA) in Literature, Creative Writing, and Social Justice prepare critically engaged and socially aware scholars, writers, educators, and professionals. This nationally unique, virtual program combines creativity with practical skills and critical knowledge, while keeping in mind the pursuit of social justice. View flyer or visit website to learn more.

If you’re not subscribed to our weekly newsletter, view the full December 2022 eLitPak here.

November 2022 eLitPak :: Undergraduate Students, Submit Your Creative Work to The Tower

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Deadline: November 30, 2022
The Tower magazine is open for submissions from undergraduate students currently enrolled in colleges and universities within the U.S. Send us your poems, short stories, creative nonfiction, and visual art! Our open-ended theme for the 2023 edition is Patchwork, which for us connotes crafting, patience, attention, salvage, repair, diversity, togetherness, endurance—and more! Show us what Patchwork means to you! View flyer and visit website for more information.

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November 2022 eLitPak :: Award-winning Affordable, Professional Poetry Editing, Book Coaching, & Marketing

Screenshot of John Sibley Williams' eLtiPak flyer
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The author of four award-winning books and a decades-long editor and book coach/marketer, John Sibley Williams can assist with everything from individual poem to manuscript critiques; regular book coaching; 1-on-1 workshops; the creation of pitch letters, press kits, and book proposals; agent/publisher research; and more. His passion is assisting poets and writers by tailoring all strategies to their individual needs. View flyer or visit website for more information.

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November 2022 eLitPak :: Author Marketing Mastermind

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Develop your author brand & marketing plan. In this digital age, writers must have a clear brand and be comfortable managing the marketing of their work. Learn from Author, Writing Coach & Marketing Entrepreneur Lynne Golodner how to create your author brand and build a marketing plan that you are eager to implement. This 12-week Mastermind begins January 12, 2023 and has only 6 spots left! Reserve yours now by emailing [email protected]View flyer for more information.

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November 2022 eLitPak :: 2023 Yeats Poetry Prize

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Deadline: February 1, 2023
Judge: Alan Feldman. 1st Prize $1,000, 2nd $500. Poems in English up to 60 lines, any subject, unpublished at submission. Enter at Yeats.Submittable.com/Submit or mail to WB Yeats Society of NY, National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, NYC 10003. Entrant’s name only on separate Submittable entry form or file card. Entry $15 for first, $12 each additional. View flyer and visit website to learn more.

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November 2022 eLitPak :: Apply to UNCG’s MFA Program

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Application Deadline: January 15
UNC Greensboro’s MFA is a two-year residency program with fully funded assistantships and stipends. UNCG offers courses in poetry, fiction, publishing, and creative nonfiction, plus teaching opportunities and editorial work for The Greensboro Review. Students work closely with faculty in one-on-one tutorials and develop their craft in a lifelong community of writers. Note our new December 15th priority consideration deadline! Visit our website and view our flyer to learn more.

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November 2022 eLitPak :: 15 Annual Tartt First Fiction Award

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Deadline: December 31, 2022
The Tartt First Fiction Award from Livingston Press at the University of West Alabama is given annually to a collection of short stories written in English by an American citizen. Writers cannot have already published or be under contract to publish a fiction collection. Winner will receive $1000, plus standard royalty contract, which includes 60 copies of the book. Visit the Livingston Press website or view flyer to learn more.

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November 2022 eLitPak :: Open for Entries: The 17th National Indie Excellence® Awards

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Deadline: March 31, 2023
The 17th annual National Indie Excellence® Awards (NIEA) are open to all English language printed books available for sale, including small presses, mid-sized independent publishers, university presses, and self-published authors. NIEA is proud to be a champion of self-publishing and independent presses. Monetary awards, sponsorships, and entry rules are described in detail on our website.

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November 2022 eLitPak :: Madville Publishing Offering 20% off all Website Sales

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Madville Publishing is offering 20% off all sales on our website through December 16. We can’t trust the postman to get it to you by Christmas after that! We have some beautiful fall titles, something for everyone on your Christmas list. Scan the code or use TKSGVNG20 at checkout. View flyer or visit website.

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November 2022 eLitPak :: Our Lady of the Lake University Online MFA & MA Programs

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Our Lady of the Lake University’s 100% online Master of Arts-Master of Fine Arts (MA-MFA) and Master of Arts (MA) in Literature, Creative Writing, and Social Justice prepare critically engaged and socially aware scholars, writers, educators, and professionals. This nationally unique, virtual program combines creativity with practical skills and critical knowledge, while keeping in mind the pursuit of social justice. View flyer or visit website to learn more.

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October 2022 eLitPak :: Submit Your Work: Pangyrus Fiction Contest

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Deadline: December 10, 2022
Pangyrus announces its first Fiction Contest. Calling all writers of short stories! The contest is an open theme and the judge is novelist Jennifer Haigh. Cash prizes and publication for the top three winners! Please see Pangyrus‘s Fiction Contest 2022 Submittable page or view flyer for more details.

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October 2022 eLitPak :: Apply to UNCG’s MFA Program & Join their Community of Writers

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Application Deadline: January 15
UNC Greensboro’s MFA is a two-year residency program with fully funded assistantships and stipends. UNCG offers courses in poetry, fiction, publishing, and creative nonfiction, plus teaching opportunities and editorial work for The Greensboro Review. Students work closely with faculty in one-on-one tutorials and develop their craft in a lifelong community of writers. Note our new December 15th priority consideration deadline! Visit our website and view our flyer to learn more.

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October 2022 eLitPak :: Fifteenth Annual Tartt First Fiction Award

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Deadline: December 31, 2022
The Tartt First Fiction Award from Livingston Press at the University of West Alabama is given annually to a collection of short stories written in English by an American citizen. Writers cannot have already published or be under contract to publish a fiction collection. Winner will receive $1000, plus standard royalty contract, which includes 60 copies of the book. Visit the Livingston Press website or view flyer to learn more.

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October 2022 eLitPak :: Madville Publishing at the 2022 Southern Festival of Books

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Madville Publishing congratulates Pauletta Hansel, Susan O’Dell Underwood, and Jeff Hardin, all featured authors at The Southern Festival of Books this year, Friday, October 14, 12 PM – Sunday, October 16, 5 PM, in Nashville, Tennessee. We hope to see you there! (We’ll be in booth #15!) View flyer or visit our website.

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October 2022 eLitPak :: Our Lady of the Lake University Online MFA & MA Programs

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Our Lady of the Lake University’s 100% online Master of Arts-Master of Fine Arts (MA-MFA) and Master of Arts (MA) in Literature, Creative Writing, and Social Justice prepare critically engaged and socially aware scholars, writers, educators, and professionals. This nationally unique, virtual program combines creativity with practical skills and critical knowledge, while keeping in mind the pursuit of social justice. View flier or visit website to learn more.

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September 2022 eLitPak :: Join Our Community of Writers: Apply to UNCG’s MFA Program

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Application Deadline: January 15
UNC Greensboro’s MFA is a two-year residency program with fully funded assistantships and stipends. UNCG offers courses in poetry, fiction, publishing, and creative nonfiction, plus teaching opportunities and editorial work for The Greensboro Review. Students work closely with faculty in one-on-one tutorials and develop their craft in a lifelong community of writers. Note our new December 15th priority consideration deadline! Visit our website and view our flyer to learn more.

View the full September 2022 eLitPak Newsletter here. Want to get our eLitPak opportunities delivered straight to your inbox? Subscribe today!

September 2022 eLitPak :: Madville has Two Open Calls for Submissions in September

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Madville Publishing currently has two open calls for submissions, The Second Annual Arthur Smith Poetry Prize for a full length poetry collection closes September 30, and the Sticks & Bricks: Stories from the Wrong Side of Town Anthology closes November 30, 2022. Visit our site and view our flyer for more information.

View the full September 2022 eLitPak Newsletter here. Want to get our eLitPak opportunities delivered straight to your inbox? Subscribe today!

September 2022 eLitPak :: 2022 Permafrost Book Prize in Nonfiction

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Deadline: October 1
The annual Permafrost Book Prize is open for submissions. Sponsored by Permafrost, the northernmost literary magazine in the U.S., the prize is awarded in alternate years in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. In 2022, the prize will be awarded for nonfiction. Judge: Joy Castro. The winner of the contest will receive $1,000 and publication by the University of Alaska Press. Visit our website or view our flyer to learn more.

View the full September 2022 eLitPak Newsletter here. Want to get our eLitPak opportunities delivered straight to your inbox? Subscribe today!

September 2022 eLitPak :: 24th Annual Taos Storytelling Festival

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Registration Deadline: October 15, 2022
Featuring headliners Carmen Agra Deedy, Sarah “Juba” Addison and local legend, Cisco Guevara at the main show on 10/15/22 at 7pm at the TCA, Taos, NM. Other events include community storytelling, storyswap, storytelling workshop, and a children’s performance at an elementary school. Come, tell a story, hear a story, laugh, cry and be entertained. FMI, go to our online schedule or call SOMOS, 575-758-0081. View flyer to learn more.

View the full September 2022 eLitPak Newsletter here. Want to get our eLitPak opportunities delivered straight to your inbox? Subscribe today!

September 2022 eLitPak :: Todos Santos Writers Workshop 10th Anniversary

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The Todos Santos Writers Workshop is thrilled to announce our 10th anniversary session, JANUARY 28 – FEBRUARY 5. Join us for a week of workshops, craft talks, fiestas, and camaraderie in our pueblo magico by the sea. Faculty: Christopher Merrill, Leigh Newman, Jeanne McCulloch, Karen Karbo, and Rex Weiner. Open to writers in all genres and at all levels. For more information and to register, please go to our website. Register with early bird discount before October 15. View flyer to learn more.

View the full September 2022 eLitPak Newsletter here. Want to get our eLitPak opportunities delivered straight to your inbox? Subscribe today!

September 2022 eLitPak :: Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest – Last Call!

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Submit published or unpublished poems to the 20th annual Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest sponsored by Winning Writers and co-sponsored by Duotrope. We will award $3,000 for the best poem in any style and $3,000 for the best poem that rhymes or has a traditional style. The top 12 poems will be published online. Final judge: S. Mei Sheng Frazier. Deadline: September 30. Fee: $20 for 1-3 poems. View flyer to learn more.

View the full September 2022 eLitPak Newsletter here. Want to get our eLitPak opportunities delivered straight to your inbox? Subscribe today!

September 2022 eLitPak :: Our Lady of the Lake University Online MFA & MA Programs

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Our Lady of the Lake University’s 100% online Master of Arts-Master of Fine Arts (MA-MFA) and Master of Arts (MA) in Literature, Creative Writing, and Social Justice prepare critically engaged and socially aware scholars, writers, educators, and professionals. This nationally unique, virtual program combines creativity with practical skills and critical knowledge, while keeping in mind the pursuit of social justice. View flier or visit website to learn more.

View the full September 2022 eLitPak Newsletter here. Want to get our eLitPak opportunities delivered straight to your inbox? Subscribe today!

August 2022 eLitPak :: Todos Santos Writers Workshop 10th Anniversary Session

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The Todos Santos Writers Workshop is thrilled to announce our 10th anniversary session, JANUARY 28 – FEBRUARY 5. Join us for a week of workshops, craft talks, fiestas, and camaraderie in our pueblo magico by the sea. Faculty: Christopher Merrill, Leigh Newman, Jeanne McCulloch, Karen Karbo, and Rex Weiner. Open to writers in all genres and at all levels. For more information and to register, please go to our website. Register with early bird discount before October 15.

View the full August 2022 eLitPak Newsletter. Don’t forget to subscribe today to receive the September 2022 eLitPak Newsletter straight to your inbox.

August 2022 eLitPak :: Sans. PRESS – Open Call for New Anthology!

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Sans. PRESS, a new indie publisher from Ireland, is looking for short stories for their newest anthology, INTO CHAOS. Open to all genres and writers, we want unexpected stories that show us new layers to reality! Free to submit and selected writers will be offered €150 for stories. View flier or Visit website to learn more.

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August 2022 eLitPak :: Wilson College MFA Accepting Applications for Enrollment

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The Wilson College MFA program is designed for working professionals with a low-residency schedule tailored to meet the needs of artists allowing them to reach the next level in their field. View flier or visit website to learn more.

View the full August 2022 eLitPak Newsletter. Don’t forget to subscribe today to receive the September 2022 eLitPak Newsletter straight to your inbox.

August 2022 eLitPak :: Our Lady of the Lake Online MFA & MA Programs

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Our Lady of the Lake University’s 100% online Master of Arts-Master of Fine Arts (MA-MFA) and Master of Arts (MA) in Literature, Creative Writing, and Social Justice prepare critically engaged and socially aware scholars, writers, educators, and professionals. This nationally unique, virtual program combines creativity with practical skills and critical knowledge, while keeping in mind the pursuit of social justice. View flier or visit website to learn more.

View the full August 2022 eLitPak Newsletter. Don’t forget to subscribe today to receive the September 2022 eLitPak Newsletter straight to your inbox.

August 2022 eLitPak :: 20th Annual Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

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Deadline: September 30
Submit published or unpublished poems to the 20th annual Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest sponsored by Winning Writers and co-sponsored by Duotrope. We will award $3,000 for the best poem in any style and $3,000 for the best poem that rhymes or has a traditional style. The top 12 poems will be published online. Final judge: S. Mei Sheng Frazier. Fee: $20 for 1-3 poems.

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July 2022 eLitPak :: Issue 85 of Kaleidoscope Available Now! Accepting Submissions Year-round.

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In this issue you’ll find nuggets of contentment as authors share stories of disability and the connections they experience with those who travel this journey with them. A pioneer in its field, Kaleidoscope magazine publishes literature and artwork that creatively explore the experience of disability. Submit your best work to us today! Visit our website or view our flyer for more information.

If you’re not a current NewPages Newsletter subscriber, you can access the full July 2022 eLitPak here.

July 2022 eLitPak :: Divot Poetry Reading for Issues 5 & 6

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Rolling submission deadline
Divot Poetry wants to read your poems for Issues 5 and 6. We value fresh imagery and startling ways to describe the human condition. See our submission guidelines for full information. We look forward to reading your poetry; you inspire us. View flyer or visit website to learn more.

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July 2022 eLitPak :: 2023 Off the Grid Poetry Prize

Grid Books 2023 Off the Grid Poetry Prize Flyer

Deadline: August 31, 2022
The Off the Grid Poetry Prize recognizes the work of older poets, highlighting important contemporary voices in American poetry. Each year a winner is awarded $1,000 and publication. Contest runs through August 31, 2022. Garrett Hongo will judge. Find full guidelines here or view flyer for more information.

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June 2022 eLitPak :: Join us for the 2022 Willow Writers Retreat this Summer!

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Join us for the Willow Writers Retreat in Hermann, Missouri July 10-14. Sumptuous breakfasts, yoga, wineries. Discussions led by Susan Isaak Lolis, a published and award-winning writer. Topics include Writing Strong Characters; Creating a Sense of Place; Believable Dialogue. Before May 31: $350.00; Before June 15: $400.00; After June 15: $450.00. Accommodations separate, contact the Inn at Hermanhoff for reduced rate: (573) 486-5199. Visit website or call (954) 806-3878.

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June 2022 eLitPak :: Check out Madville Publishing’s Summer Reading List!

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Madville publishing is pleased to announce our summer reading list! Our authors worry at questions of family, home, and belonging in this amazing quartet of books. All available now for order or preorder: 

  • Worrisome Creatures: Poems by Kate Sweeney
  • Genesis Road a novel by Susan O’Dell Underwood
  • Provenance: A Novel by Sue Mell
  • Secret City: Poems by Katherine Smith

View flyer or visit website to learn more.

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June 2022 eLitPak :: Summer Titles from Livingston Press at University of West Alabama

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New summer titles from Livingston Press at the University of West Alabama include a novel about GI’s returning from WWII to about-face and enter colleges under the GI Bill. A story collection about nursing, its joys, frustrations, and heartbreak. See flyer for more details or visit website.

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June 2022 eLitPak :: Submit to CARVE Year-round!

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Carve accepts submissions all year round, from anywhere in the world. We pay the writers we publish ($100 for fiction; $50 for nonfiction/poetry) and have generous word count limits: up to 10,000 for fiction/nonfiction and 2,000 for poetry. We publish all three genres in print, and fiction is also published online. Submit your best work todayView flyer for more details.

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June 2022 eLitPak :: Last Call! North Street Book Prize for Self-Published Books

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Winning Writers will award a grand prize of $8,000 in its eighth annual North Street competition, and $16,750 in all. The top eight winners will enjoy additional benefits from our co-sponsors BookBaby and Carolyn Howard-Johnson. Gifts for everyone who enters. Submit books published in any year and on any self-publishing platform. $70 entry fee. Enter online or by mail by June 30. Learn more at our website and view flyer for full details.

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June 2022 eLitPak :: First Annual Virtual LIGHT Festival

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How have you healed lately? According to Ijeoma Oluo, writing reminds her that she is “a person worthy of healing.” To discover, dialogue, and define how we might bring writing and other creative mediums, such as poetry and art, from the public back into public health for our collective healing and transformation, come join us at the LIGHT Festival on Friday, June 17, 2022, from 8AM-6PM CDT. View flyer or visit website to learn more.

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May 2022 eLitPak :: 2022 Marguerite McGlinn Fiction Contest, First Place: $2,500!

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Our contest this year will be judged by author and critic, Camille Acker. We’re looking for previously unpublished fiction of up to 8,000 words. The deadline is June 15, 2022. First place is $2,500 with an invitation to an awards dinner. Second place $750. Third place $500. The winning stories will be published in the Fall print issue of Philadelphia Stories, with all entrants receiving a complimentary copy. All authors currently residing in the United States are eligible. $15 fee. We can’t wait to read your stories! Visit website.

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May 2022 eLitPak :: Divot Reading Work for Summer Issues

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Divot reads on a rolling basis and is currently reading poetry for our summer issues! Please send us your best work. We would love to read up to 6 poems. Also, check out our Divot Poetry Chapbook Contest ending June 15, 2022. See our submission and contest guidelines. We can’t wait to hear from you! Visit website.

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