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Ucross Foundation Residency Program (Deadline October 1)

The Ucross Foundation Residency Program offers the gift of time and space to competitively selected individuals working in all artistic disciplines.  The Foundation strives to provide a respectful, comfortable and productive environment, freeing artists from the pressures and distractions of daily life.  As painter Carol Schwennesen commented, "There has been no other art experience that has been as wide and deep and solid as the experience of being at Ucross."

The Ucross Foundation provides living accommodations, individual work space, and uninterrupted time to approximately 85 individuals each year.  Residencies vary in length from two weeks to six weeks.  At any one time, there are up to nine individuals in residence, a mix of visual artists, writers and composers.  In most cases, studios are separate from living quarters. Lunch and dinners are prepared Monday to Friday by a professional chef with ample provisions on hand for breakfasts and weekends.  Lunches are delivered to individual studio doors; group dinners take place at 6 p.m. Residents are responsible for providing their own working materials and for their travel to Sheridan, Wyoming. There is no charge for a residency. 

Southern Indiana Review
 Mary C. Mohr Award
(Deadline October 3 – $2000)

Southern Indiana Review will award two prizes of $2000 each and publication for a poem and a work of short fiction. Jericho Brown will select the poetry winner; Adam Johnson will select the fiction winner. All entries are considered for publication. The editors invite submissions of drama, fiction, interviews, nonfiction, and poetry between September 1 and April 30. 

Southern Indiana Review presents a cross-section of emerging and established artists and writers whose work is both regional and national in scope and degree of recognition. With the support of the Indiana Arts Commission and National Endowment for the Arts, SIR is published in October and May by the University of Southern Indiana and sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts.

The Wrong Quarterly Call for Submissions

The Wrong Quarterly is a London-based literary print-journal showcasing fresh talent in cross-genre fiction. We are constantly on the lookout for innovative takes on genre and prose; we aim not only to publish a printed quarterly (on actual pages, with magnificent hand-feel), but to cultivate a meaningful international community of inventive writers and literary professionals. We accept fiction under 10,000 words, fully edited, and previously unpublished. We also accept life-writing, and any pieces which are 'difficult' to categorise. We no longer consider essays. We don't publish poetry. Sorry about that. 

Typehouse Literary Magazine Call for Submissions

We are looking for submissions of poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction and visual art. We are looking for writing that conveys a unique perspective and honest insight into our world. Genre fiction submissions welcome. Founded in 2013, Typehouse Literary Magazine is a writer-run literary journal sprung from the community The People’s Ink, based in Portland, Oregon. Our purpose is to showcase previously unpublished material of all genres that seeks to offer a fresh, unique perspective of the human experience. No matter what you write, draw, or photograph, we would like to see your work.

Hippocampus Magazine 2016 Remember in November Contest for Creative Nonfiction (Deadline September 23 – $1000)

Hippocampus Magazine is an exclusively online publication set out to entertain, educate and engage writers and readers of creative nonfiction. Each monthly issue features memoir excerpts, personal essays, reviews, interviews and craft articles. Hippocampus Magazine is giving away more than $1,200 in cash and prizes this November in our sixth annual creative writing contest, the Remember in November Contest for Creative Nonfiction.

Oxford American
Call for Submissions

The Oxford American welcomes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry submissions, as well as proposals for Points South and feature articles. The Oxford American is a nonprofit, quarterly literary magazine dedicated to featuring the best in Southern writing while documenting the complexity and vitality of the American South.

The magazine was founded in 1992 in Oxford, Mississippi, by Marc Smirnoff and is known for featuring original work by such literary powerhouses as ZZ Packer, Charles Portis, Kiese Laymon, Rebecca Wells, Nikky Finney, Allan Gurganus, Ernest Gaines, C. E. Morgan, John Jeremiah Sullivan, Jesmyn Ward, and many others, while also routinely publishing emerging writers. The OA is likewise known for publishing a wide range of fine art and photography in every issue, including works from Thornton Dial Sr., Jungjin Lee, Eudora Welty, Sally Mann, Gordon Parks, Carroll Cloar, Roger May, Christopher Rodriguez, Eleanor Davis, and William Eggleston.

Bare Fiction Prize 2016 (Deadline October 31 – £500)

International awards for Poetry, Flash Fiction, and Short Story. Now in its third year, the Bare Fiction Prize has given new and old writers alike an equal chance to win big cash prizes and publication within each of the three categories offered. In 2015’s Bare Fiction Prize, first place in the poetry competition (judged by Jo Bell) went to Astra Bloom – a complete newcomer to the UK literary scene. Each entry is judged anonymously by our judges, with the poetry and flash fiction category judges reading every single entry and our short story judge reading a longlist selected by magazine editor, Robert Harper. 1st, 2nd & 3rd prize winners will be published in the Spring 2017 issue of Bare Fiction Magazine and on our website, with the prizes to be awarded at the launch reading in London in Spring 2017.

Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton Hodder Fellowship (Deadline September 19 – $80,000)

The Hodder is a one-year fellowship of financial support. Writers and non-literary artists of exceptional promise who wish to pursue independent projects at Princeton University during the academic year. Potential Hodder Fellows are writers, composers, choreographers, visual artists, performance artists, or other kinds of artists or humanists who have “much more than ordinary intellectual and literary gifts”; they are selected more “for promise than for performance.” Given the strength of the applicant pool, most successful Fellows have published a first book or have similar achievements in their own fields; the Hodder is designed to provide Fellows with a year of “studious leisure” to undertake significant new work. Advanced degrees preferred, although not required. Non-US citizens are welcome to apply. 


Upcoming Deadlines

Hendrick's Gin Tiny Tales Contest (Deadline September 5)
Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers (Deadline September 15)
Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton Hodder Fellowship (Deadline September 19 – $80,000)
Hippocampus Magazine 2016 Remember in November Contest for Creative Nonfiction (Deadline September 23 – $1000)
Columbia Journal Call for Submissions (Deadline September 30)
Siena Art Institute Summer Residency (Deadline September 30)
University of Massachusetts Press Juniper Prizes for Fiction and Poetry (Deadline September 30 – $1000)
Ucross Foundation Residency Program (Deadline October 1)
Buzzfeed Emerging Writers Fellowship Program (Deadline October 1)
Zoetrope: All-Story Short Fiction Contest (Deadline October 1 – $1000)
Southern Indiana Review Mary C. Mohr Award (Deadline October 3 – $2000)
apt Call for Submissions (Deadline October 15)
Stonecoast Review Call for Submissions (Deadline October 16)
Bare Fiction Prize 2016 (Deadline October 31 – £500)
Lunch Ticket Call for Submissions (Deadline October 31)
cream city review Call for Submissions (Deadline November 1)
The Indianola Review Call for Submissions (Deadline December 15)

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