Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Contests and conferences for writers


2009 RRofihe Trophy
Submit an unpublished short story up to 5,000 words; open to all writers and all themes. Prizes: $500 and the RRofihe trophy. Deadline: Oct. 15 (postmark).

The Missouri Review Editors' Prize Contest
The 19th Annual Jeffrey E. Smith Editors' Prize offers first-prize awards of $5,000 and publication in the spring edition of The Missouri Review in each of three categories: fiction, essay and poetry. In addition to each first-prize winner, three finalists in each category will be chosen. Deadline: Oct. 1 (postmark).


South Carolina Writers Workshop Annual Conference, Oct. 23-25
Join fellow writers for a weekend of interactive workshops designed for beginning and established writers; critiques; open-mike sessions; agent/editor slush sessions and keynote speaker Steve Berry.

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