creative nonfiction

Fact and Fiction

April 15, 2015

My sister recently told me, when she browses for books, she will almost always select a nonfiction title over a fiction one. I’m a fiction writer, so she was compelled to justify her choice:“Fiction isn’t real.” [...]

Unusual Calls for Submissions: January Edition

January 7, 2015

Is “submit more” one of your resolutions for 2015? Consider one of the following!   Asheville Poetry Review 2015 William Matthews Poetry Prize (poetry, January 15, $20 entry fee): “First Prize is $1,000, publication in Asheville Poetry Review, and a featured reading in [...]

Unusual Calls for Submissions: December Edition

December 15, 2014

What better way to weather the long winter than by submitting your work? Here are some unusual calls to get you through the short days and long nights. 1. River Styx 2015 Schlafly Beer Micro-Brew Micro-Fiction Contest (flash fiction, deadline December 31, $10 entry fee): “$1500 First Prize [...]

Unusual Calls for Submissions: October Edition

October 9, 2014

October is here, which means a number of your favorite lit mags have opened submissions for the spooky, the strange, and the downright pumpkin-spiced. Have a look at this month’s most unusual calls for submissions. 1. The Pinch “Feast or Famine” Audio Contest (prose, deadline [...]