Literary Arts

Sunspot Literary Journal

Hillsborough

Sunspot Literary Journal is launching in 2019. Submissions are open for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and hybrid forms. Words speak truth to those in power by drawing on the power of every human being. Sunspot, intent on being a force for change, hears every voice. Write a new world with your words. Now accepting Fiction Without Boundaries: Flash fiction, poetry, shorts of every length, literary works and genre stories. Essays That Expand: Lyric essays. Thoughts that blind. If it’s unique, Sunspot wants it. Poetry: Any number of pages, even epic poems and stories-in-verse.

Deadline: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Boulevard Magazine

For writers who have not yet published a book of fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction with a nationally distributed press. We accept works up to 8,000 words. Entries will be judged by the editors of Boulevard. Cash award and publication. 

Deadline: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize

Asheville

Accepting submissions for the Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize. The competition is open to all writers regardless of geographical location or prior publication. Submit an unpublished fiction manuscript - short story or self-contained novel excerpt - not to exceed 3,000 words. The prize is administered by the Great Smokies Writing Program at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Final judge: Jill McCorkle. Entry fee, cash awards, and publication. 

Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Contact Email: 
thays@unca.edu

North Carolina Writers' Network

Winston-Salem

The Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition encourages the creation of lasting nonfiction that is outside the realm of conventional journalism and has relevance to North Carolinians. Subjects may include traditional categories such as reviews, travel articles, profiles or interviews, place/history pieces, or culture criticism. Each entry must be an original and previously unpublished manuscript of no more than 2,000 words. The winning entry will be considered for publication by Ecotone. Final judge: Madge McKeithen. Cash awards and publication.

Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

North Carolina Writers' Network

Winston-Salem

The Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition encourages the creation of lasting nonfiction that is outside the realm of conventional journalism and has relevance to North Carolinians. Cash Awards and Publication.

Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

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