Green Mountains Review Open for Submissions!

The 2014 Neil Shepard Prizes in Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction is now open for submissions. The contest is hosted by Green Mountains Review, edited by Leapfrog author Jacob White.

http://greenmountainsreview.com/?p=3737

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AWP Conference 2014

Each year, the Association of Writers & Writing Program hosts its annual Bookfair, where writers and readers come together to celebrate publishers, teachers, and students of literature and writing. Over 12,000 participated in the 2013 conference, dubbing it the largest gathering of writers and readers in North America. The AWP will host its conference from February 28 to March 1 at the Washington State Convention Center & Sheraton Seattle Hotel. A lot of excellent literary journals will be on exhibition, including Witness Magazine, edited by David Armstrong (author of the upcoming book Going Anywhere), along with Green Mountains Review and its editor Jacob White (author of Being Dead in South Carolina). For those interested in contests, AWP has many opportunities for writers to submit work, including the AWP Award Series, the George Garrett Award, the Small Press Publisher Award, the Intro Journals Project, the WC&C Scholarship Competition, and the National Program Directors’ Prize. Though the preregistration deadline for the conference has passed, onsite registration will begin February 26.

Crossborder is calling for submissions!

We are currently looking for submissions of fictional short stories and experimental works for our next issue coming out in May! If you or anyone you know is interested, polish up your unpublished work and send it to our e-mail account at crossborder@leapfrogpress.com.

Guidelines for Submissions:

  • include your first and last name with submission
  • utilize an e-mail address that we may contact in the future
  • if sending excerpts of longer works, please indicate so (however, no piece is too short or too long – if it’s smaller than a novel, we are considering it!)

What we’re really looking for:

  • flash fiction, short stories, things of that nature
  • out-of-the-ordinary uses of style, tone, characterization, etc.
  • the stranger the better
  • creativity and originality

We would love to see your work so don’t be shy. You have nothing to lose but everything to gain by sending us an e-mail.