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COMPETITIONS

FIVE STOP STORY PROJECT - MONTHLY COMPETITIONS

WRITERS FORUM SHORT STORY COMPETITION – MONTHLY

THE TELEGRAPH SHORT STORY CLUB - LAST DAY OF EACH MONTH – 2,000 WORDS

DIAGRAM’S INNOVATIVE FICTION CONTEST - 10,000 WORDS – £1,000 + PUBLICATION

BBC NATIONAL SHORT STORY AWARD

WATERSTONE’S BOOKS QUARTERLY SHORT STORY COMPETITION
SHORT FICTION

JANUARY

RICHARD + JUDY BESTSELLER - 10,000 WORDS NOVEL – 1 JAN 2014 – £50,000 + PUBLICATION

CHAPTER ONE INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY COMP - 2,500 WORDS – 30 JAN – £2,500 + PUBLICATION

FEBRUARY

JEFFREY ARCHER SHORT STORY COMP - 100 WORDS – 15 FEB – OPP TO PITCH TO CURTIS BROWN

TIBOR JONES PAGETURNER PRIZE - 18 FEB 2013 – £1,000 + REPRESENTATION  

FISH FLASH FICTION COMPETITION - 300 WORDS – 28 FEB 2013 – 1,000 EUROS

MULTI-STORY COMPETITON - 1,000 WORDS – 28 FEB

GRACE DIEU WRITERS COMP - 2,000 WORDS – 28 FEB – £500

THE GRACE PALEY SHORT FICTION COLLECTION PRIZE - UNPUBLISHED SHORT STORY COLLECTION – SUBMIT JAN 1 – FEB 28, 2013 – $5,500 – PUBLICATION

MARCH

THE WHITE REVIEW SHORT STORY PRIZE - 2-7,000 WORDS – 1 MAR 2013 – £2,500

THE BRYAN MAC MAHON SHORT STORY COMPETITION - 3,000 WORDS – 1 MAR – 1,000 EUROS

CUIRT INTERNATIONAL NEW WRITING PRIZE - 2,000 WORDS – 8 MARCH – 500 EUROS

LIGHTSHIP ONE PAGE STORY COMP - 300 WORDS – 31 MAR 2013 – £250 – ANTHOLOGY

MSLEXIA WOMEN’S SHORT STORY COMPETITION - 2,200 WORDS – 18 MARCH – WOMEN ONLY

MOLLY KEANE WRITERS AWARD SWEET TALK PRODUCTIONS  – 2,000 TO 2,200 WORDS – 22 MARCH – TO BE BROADCAST

WRITERS AND ARTISTS FLASH FICTION COMPETITION - 200 WORDS – THEME ‘ALIENATION’  – 25 MARCH 2013

WOWFACTOR COMPETITION - FIRST 5 PAGES (OF COMPLETED UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPT) + SYNOPSIS – 29 MARCH

BATH SHORT STORY COMPETITION - 2,200 WORDS – 30 MARCH

MOTH-ALTUN SHORT STORY PRIZE - NO WORD LIMIT – 31 MAR

SHORT FICTION SHORT STORY COMP - 5,000 WORDS – 31 MARCH

KATHY FISH FELLOWSHIP - 4 X 1,000 WORD STORIES – 31 MARCH

APRIL

BRISTOL SHORT STORY PRIZE - 4,000 WORDS – 30 APRIL – 31,000 – ANTHOLOGY

EVENT MAGAZINE CREATIVE NON-FICTION CONTEST – 15 APRIL 2017

WILLIAM TREVOR INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY COMP - 3,000 WORDS – 5 APRIL – 3,000 EUROS – POSTAL ENTRY

WRITERS VILLAGE SHORT STORY COMPETITION

NOTTINGHAM SHORT STORY COMPETITION

LONDON CULTURE FESTIVAL SHORT STORY COMPETITION

MAY

LORIAN HEMINGWAY SHORT STORY COMPETITION - 3,500 WORDS – 1 MAY

THE LEAGUE OF VERMONT WRITERS LITERARY COMPETITION

WINCHESTER WRITERS CONFERENCE COMPETITION

BALTIMORE REVIEW SHORT STORY COMPETITION

HOBART

SPILLING INK REVIEW SHORT STORY PRIZE*

BRIDPORT SHORT STORY PRIZE* - 5,000 WORDS – 31 MAY

BRIDPORT FLASH FICTION PRIZE* - 250 WORDS – 31 MAY

COSTA SHORT STORY AWARD* – 4,000 WORDS

UNBOUND PRESS FLASH FICTION AWARDS*

RAYMOND CARVER SHORT STORY COMPETITION

CINNAMON PRESS SHORT STORY COMPETITION 

SEGORA SHORT STORY COMPETITION

ON THE PREMISES

GREY SPARROW JOURNAL FLASH FICTION COMPETITION

WASAFIRI NEW WRITING PRIZE

SPILLING INK REVIEW SPECULATIVE FICTION PRIZE

SEAN O FALLAIN SHORT STORY COMPETITION

EXETER WRITERS SHORT STORY COMPETITION

3 IN 1 SHORT STORY COMPETITION

JUNE

LIGHTSHIP INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY PRIZE - 5,000 – 30 JUNE – £1,000 + ANTHOLOGY – JUDGE: TESSA HADLEY

LIGHTSHIP INTERNATIONAL FIRST CHAPTER PRIZE - 5,400 + 1 PAGE SYNOPSIS – 30 JUNE

LIGHTSHIP INTERNATIONAL FLASH FICTION PRIZE - 1,500 – 30 JUNE – £500 + ANTHOLOGY – JUDGE: ETGAR KERET

LIGHTSHIP INTERNATIONAL ONE PAGE STORY PRIZE - 300 – 30 JUNE – £250 + ANTHOLOGY – JUDGE: CALUM KERR

V.S.PRITCHETT SHORT STORY AWARD – 2,000-4,000  – 16 JUNE

AUGUST

BOOK GUILD SHORT STORY AWARD - 16 AUGUST – THEME: THE LIE – 3,000 WORDS

AESTHETICA CREATIVE WRITING COMPETITION - 31 AUGUST – SHORT STORIES: 2,000 WORDS; POETRY: 40 LINES

NANO PRIZE - 31 AUGUST – 300 WORDS

LUKE BITMEAD BURSARY (NOVEL COMPETITION)

*THE MANCHESTER FICTION PRIZE - 30 AUG – 2,500 WORDS – £10,000

SEPTEMBER

THE SHORT STORY COMPETITION 1,000 – 5,000 WORDS – 15 SEPT -

THE ASHAM AWARD - 30 SEPTEMBER – (ANTHOLOGY)

NANO FICTION COMP – SEPT 1 – UP TO 300 WORDS

*HACKNEY LITERARY AWARD - UNPUBLISHED NOVEL – 30 SEPT – $5,000 + PUBLICATION

FIRST PAGE WRITING PRIZE - FIRST 300 WORDS OF NOVEL + 150 WORD SYNOPSIS – 30 SEPT

OCTOBER

DOGWOOD FICTION CONTEST - 25 PAGES – $1,000 + PUBLICATION

GEORGETOWN REVIEW CONTEST - 15 OCT – ANY LENGTH – $1,000 + PUBLICATION

THE AURA ESTRADA SHORT STORY CONTEST - 1 OCT – 5,000 WORDS – $1,500 + PUBLICATION

RICK DE MARINIS SHORT STORY AWARD (CUTTHROAT JOURNAL) – 10 OCT – 5,000 WORDS

*THE CALVINO PRIZE - 15 OCT

DORMEASAN SHORT STORY COMPETITION - 30 OCTOBER

MILTON KEYNES SPEAKEASY SHORT STORY COMPETITION - 31 OCT – 2,100 WORDS

TOM GALLON TRUST AWARD - SHORT STORY – 31 OCT – £1,000

THE SCOTT PRIZE - 45,000 WORDS, UNPUBLISHED SHORT STORY COLLECTION – 31 OCTOBER
SALT PUBLISHING

THE YELLOW ROOM FLASH FICTION COMP - 31 OCT – 500 WORDS

NOVEMBER

THE BRIAR CLIFF REVIEW FICTION CONTEST  – UP TO 6,000 WORDS – 1 NOVEMBER
$1,000 + PUBLICATION

JOHN STEINBECK AWARD FOR THE SHORT STORY - 1 NOV – UP TO 6,000 WORDS – $1,000 + PUBLICATION

THE WORD HUT SHORT STORY COMPETITION  – 18 NOVEMBER – 1000 WORDS – £60

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS/NEW ORLEANS LIBRARY FESTIVAL SHORT FICTION CONTEST - 19 NOV – UP TO 7,000 WORDS – $1,500 + PUBLICATION + FESTIVAL PASS
*HACKNEY SHORT STORY AWARD – 30 NOV – 5,000 WORDS – $600

RONALD SUKENICK AMERICAN BOOK REVIEW INNOVATIVE FICTION PRIZE - ANY LENGTH: COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES; 1 OR MORE NOVELLEAS; OR A NOVEL – $1,000 + PUBLICATION

FISH SHORT STORY COMPETITION - 30 NOVEMBER – 5,000 WORDS – 3,OOO EUROS + PUBLICATION

UNBOUND PRESS BEST NOVEL AWARD - 30 NOVEMBER – 10,000 WORDS

INK TEARS SHORT STORY COMPETITION - 30 NOVEMBER – 1-3,000 WORDS – £1,000

THE NEW WRITER SHORT STORY COMPETITION – 30 NOVEMBER – 500 WORDS + 5,000 WORDS (ANTHOLOGY)

GLIMMER TRAIN SHORT STORY AWARD - 30 NOVEMBER – UP TP 12,000 WORDS – $1,500 + PUBLICATION

SATURDAYS CHILD MAGAZINE SHORT STORY CONTEST - WOMEN ONLY – 25 PAGES – $2,500 – PUBLICATION

BALTIMORE REVIEW SHORT STORY CONTEST - 30 NOV – 3,000 WORDS – THEME: DESTINATION

DECEMBER

WRITERS RETREAT SHORT STORY + POETRY COMP - 31 DEC 2013

RIVER STYX SCHLAFLY BEER MICRO-FICTION CONTEST - 31 DECEMBER – UP TO 500 WORDS – $1,500 + CASE OF BEER + PUBLICATION

*WILLESDEN HERALD SHORT STORY COMPETITION - 21 DECEMBER – 7,500 WORDS

*CARVE MAGAZINE ESOTERIC AWARDS - 31 DEC – 8,000 WORDS

SENTINEL CHAMPIONS - COMPETITIONS 3 TIMES YEAR

CHILDREN’S COMPETITIONS

500 WORDSYOUNG WRITERS - MINI SAGA – 18 MAY – 50 WORDS

JUBILEE CHILDREN’S WRITING COMPETITION - 25 MAY (ABOUT TREES) – 60 WORDS

NATIONAL YOUNG WRITERS’ AWARDS - 12 JUNE – 500 WORDS

COLLINS BIG CAT CHILDRENS’ WRITING COMPETITION

THE BRANFORD BOASE AWARD

CHAPTER ONE PROMOTIONS SHORT STORY AND YOUNG ILLUSTRATOR AWARD – 31 OCT – 1,000 WORDS – THEMED

MAGAZINES

A3 REVIEW – 150 WORDS

AGNI ONLINE - BY 31 MAY – NO WORD COUNT

ALL THINGS GIRL

AMERICAN SHORT FICTION

AMETHYST ARSENIC - POETRY

BARTLEBY SNOPES - 1-1,200 OR 1-3,000 WORDS

BALTIMORE REVIEW - 30 MAY

BANSHEE – 1-31 OCT – 1,500 – 5,000 WORDS (LESS THAN 1,000 FOR FLASH)

BLACKCLOCK (CAL ARTS MFA) – FROM 28 OCT – 3,500 WORDS

BLIP - 1-3,000 WORDS

BOURBON PENN - 2 – 5,000 WORDS

CAKE MAGAZINE - POETRY, FLASH FICTION, REVIEW

CARVE MAGAZINE - UP TO 10,000 WORDS

CONJUNCTIONS LITERARY MAGAZINE – SHORT STORIES

CUTTHROAT - BY 1 JUNE – 5,000 WORDS

DIRTCAKES

DOGZPLOT - ANYTIME – 200 WORDS

DOGWOOD: A JOURNAL OF POETRY AND PROSE - SUBMIT BETWEEN AUG 1 + OCT 15 – UP TO 25 PAGES

DRAGNET - 1,000 WORDS

DUALITY - 31 MAY – 3,000 WORDS – THEME: SUMMERTIME

DUBLIN QUARTERLY - 3,000 WORDS

DUCTS

ELECTRIC VELOCIPEDE

ELIMAE - TWICE MONTHLY – ANY LENGTH

EUNOIA REVIEW

EVENT MAGAZINE – 5,000 WORDS

EVERYDAY GENIUS - 500 WORDS

EYESHOT

FLASH FORWARD PRESS - 1 APRIL – 1,000 WORDS – ANTHOLOGY

FRACTURED WEST - 500 WORDS – CHECK THEIR WISHLIST

FUSELIT - 1,000 WORDS – SPUR WORD: AMAZON
GEIST

GEORGETOWN REVIEW - SUBMIT BETWEEN 1 SEPT + 31 DEC – ANY LENGTH – POSTAL SUBMISSIONS

GLIMMER TRAIN

GRANTA - 3-6,000 WORDS

GREY SPARROW

GUTTER MAGAZINE

HARPER’S MAGAZINE

HOUSEFIRE - SHORT FICTION/POETRY TO PROMPTS

INTERPRETERS HOUSE

JMWW

KILL YOUR DARLINGS

LES FIGUES – RADICAL PRESS, LA BASED + EVENTS

LIGHTHOUSE - SHORT STORIES + POETRY

LIKE STARLINGS - POETRY

LITERATEUR

LITRO - SHORT STORIES 3,000 – 5,000 WORDS – NOV THEME: DYSTOPIA. DEC THEME: FAMILY

MC SWEENEYS

METAZEN - 2,000 WORDS – EXPERIMENTAL/ABSURD

MONKEYBICYCLE - 1,500 WORDS + 1 LINE STORIES

MOTH MAGAZINE - 2,000 WORDS

N + 1NAP - POETRY/SHORT UP TO 900 WORDS

NECESSARY FICTION - 3,000 WORDS

NEW WORLD WRITING - 1-14 MAY – 500, 1,000 OR 7,000 WORDS

NTH POSITION

PANK MAGAZINE

PEAR NOIR - 30 APRIL – 5,000 WORDS
PING PONG JOURNAL/HENRY MILLER – SUBMIT JAN – JUNE – 3,000 WORDS

*POPSHOT MAGAZINE - FLASH FICTION/SHORT STORIES/POETRY/ILLUSTRATION – 2,000 WORDS – THEME: ‘WILD’ – 25 JULY

PRICK OF THE SPINDLE - ANYTIME – ANY LENGTH – TRAD + EXPERIMENTAL – ONLINE + PRINT

PROLE - 7,500 WORDS

PUNCHNELLS - 400 – 1,200 WORDS

PUERTA DEL SOL

RED LIGHTBULBS - POETRY/FICTION – 3,000 WORDS/OTHER

REFERENTIAL MAGAZINE

ROOM MAGAZINE – WOMEN ONLY – OCT 31 – 3,500 WORDS

SHAKING MAGAZINE - 1,000 WORDS

SHORT, FAST AND DEADLY - 420 CHARS (APPROX 75 WORDS) – 3 – 5 PER SUBMISSION – THEMED

SHORT FICTION - 1 JAN – 1 MAR, 1 SEPT – 31 DEC – 5,000 WORDS

(SHORT) FICTION COLLECTIVE - 1,500 WORDS

SLICE MAGAZINE - JAN 1 – MAR 1 2014 – “HOPE” – 5,000 WORDS – NOT EXPERIMENTAL/GENRE

SOUTH CIRCULAR - 2,500 WORDS – 21 OCT 2013

SMOKELONG QUARTERLY -ANYTIME – UP TO 1,000 WORDS

STACCATO FICTION - ANYTIME – 500 WORDS

STORYGLOSSIA

SUBTROPICS - SHORTS/NOVELLAS – UP TO 15,000 WORDS/NOVEL EXTRACTS – BETWEEN SEPT 15 + APRIL 15
TELLER MAGAZINE

THE LIFTED BROW - ALLSORTS

THE LONDON MAGAZINE - UP TO 4,000 WORDS

THE NEW YORKER

THE WHITE REVIEW

THE YELLOW ROOM - SUBMIT FEB + SEPT – UP TO 3,000 WORDS – WOMEN ONLY

UNSAID MAGAZINE

UNTOWARD MAGAZINE - ANYTIME – ANY LENGTH – HUMOUR
UP

VESTAL REVIEW - 12 WORDS/500 WORDS

VINYL - POETRY/FLASH/SHORT/GROCERY LISTS  – MAY

WIGLEAF - 1,000 WORDS

WILD CULTURE

WILD VIOLET - FICTION/CUTTINGS

WORD RIOT - FLASH/SHORT/NOVEL EXCERPTS/POETRY/EXPERIMENTAL

*WRITERS HUB - (BIRKBECK COLLEGE) – 5,000 WORDS

ZAMENHOF

ZYZZYVA

POSTAL SUBMISSIONS:

THE STINGING FLY - 1 JAN – 31 MARCH

AMBIT

BRITTLE STAR

MSLEXIA

RIPTIDE JOURNAL

WET INK

STAPLE MAGAZINE

THE PARIS REVIEW

FILLIP

CABINET MAGAZINE

FAT BOY REVIEW

JUNCTURES JOURNAL

THE MILLIONS

ONLINE FORUMS

FICTION UNCOVERED

FICTIONAUT

FIVE CHAPTERS

JUKE POP SERIAL - SUBMIT STORIES

LONDON LITERARY PROJECT - 60 WORD + 250 WORD FLASH FICTION  – TIME – LONDON LOCATION

PULP NET - SUBMIT STORIES/READ STORIES

QUICK FICTIONS - SHORT STORY APP – 300 WORDS

SABOTAGE REVIEWS

THE EUROPEAN SHORT STORY NETWORK

THE SHORT REVIEW

THE QUARTERLY CONVERSATION

THE LITERARY PLATFORM

THE READING AGENCY

THE REVIEW REVIEW

THE RUMPUS

THE SHORT STORY

SHOW ME YOUR LITS

UEA NEW WRITING

THE WORD HUT

THE 50 WORD FICTION COMPETITION

MONTHLY

WORDS WITH JAM

NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND - SUBMIT STORIES 500 – 2,000 WORDS

SIX SENTENCES

AUTHONOMY

JURNL - CONTRIBUTE RESPONSE TO A PHOTO

ANTHOLOGIES

NEW WRITING DUNDEE - CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – 1 JULY – 2,000 WORDS

UNTHOLOGY - UP TO 8,000 WORDS – POSTAL SUBMISSION

UNSTRIPPED - GRAPHIC SHORT STORIES – 1 MAY 2013

UNSTUCK BOOKS - SUBMIT UP TO 15,000 WORDS – SCI-FI OR DOMESTIC REALISM WITH A TWIST EG. BALLARD

INDEPENDENT PUBLISHERS

AND OTHER STORIES

COPYPRESS

DALKEY

ARCHIVE PRESS - EXPERIMENTAL

DOROTHY PROJECT

UNTITLED - SUBMIT SHORT STORIES

SHORT FLIGHT/LONG DRIVE BOOKS

TINY HARDCORE PRESS*

SHORTFIRE PRESS - ONLINE SHORT STORIES – 2,500 – 15,000 WORDS ANYTIME

PUBLISHING GENIUS

COMMA PRESS

COPY PRESS

JADED

IBIS BOOKS

METRONOME PRESS

HONEST PUBLISHING - INTERESTED IN EFFECT; INCOHERENT IS OK

HIGHCHAIR EDITIONS

UNTHANK BOOKS

ALMA BOOKS

LOVE SYMBOL PRESS

MYRIAD EDITIONS

UNTITLED BOOKS

STERNBERG PRESS 

THE EVERYDAY PRESS

BOOKWORKS

LEGEND PRESS

COFFEE HOUSE PRESS

PULP NET

SPEECH BUBBLE BOOKS

ART PRESSES  

NEW DOCUMENTS

VISUAL EDITIONS

SALONS/SPOKEN WORD EVENTS

BRIXTON BOOKJAM

UP THE JUNCTION

BOOKCLUB BOUTIQUE

BOOK SLAM

CLINIC PRESENTS

FLEA CIRCUS - TRI-MONTHLY EVENT AT DOGSTAR

HOMEWORK

LITCRAWL NYC

LIARS LEAGUE – NYC - FRIENDS & NEIGHBOURS – 31 MARCH – 850 – 2,500 WORDS

LIARS LEAGUE - TIME & SPACE (SCI-FI) – 6 APRIL 0 800 – 2,000 WORDS

SOMEWHERE IN PARTICULAR - SITE-SPECIFIC POETRY EVENTS

STORYTAILS - MONTHLY – SUBMIT STORIES 1-3,000 WORDS

YARN

LITERARY DEATH MATCH

LECTURES

ON POETRY AND EXPERIENCE, JULIA BELL, BIRKBECK COLLEGE PODCAST

THE ROLE OF THE LITERARY AGENT, BIRKBECK COLLEGE PODCAST

THE ROLE OF THE EDITOR, BIRKBECK COLLEGE PODCAST

ART COLLECTIVES

TEA FUELLED  

OPEN MIC EVENTS

SCRATCH THAT HACKNEY

LITERARY CONSULTANCIES

CORNERSTONES

LITERARY CONSULTANCY

THE WRITERS’ PRACTICE

AWARDS

WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION

MCKITTERICK PRIZE - DEBUT/UNPUBLISHED NOVEL – OVER 40 – 31 OCTOBER

MILLION WRITERS AWARD

PUSHCART PRIZE

COSTA BOOK AWARDS

BELIEVER BOOK AWARD 

2014 WILLLIAM SAROYAN INTERNATIONAL WRITING AWARD

SABOTEUR AWARDS

S I LEEDS LITERARY PRIZE

FILM

MY STREET - SUBMIT 1-10 MIN FILMS ON YOUR STREET

E-BOOK AWARDS

E-KIDWELL AWARD  – BEST UNPUBLISHED OR SELF-PUBLISHED E-BOOK AWARD – £10,OOO

PODCASTS

CURSIVE SCRIPT

WRITERS’ TALK: Natasha Soobramanien + Luke  Williams at the Serpentine Gallery – on strategies of appropriation and transcription

ACADEMIC JOURNALS/FORUMS

SHORT FICTION IN THEORY AND PRACTICE

ORGANISATIONS

BRITISH COUNCIL LITERATURE

FREE WORD

ARVON

SPREAD THE WORD

WRITERS CENTRE NORWICH

SCRIPT FACTORY

BBC WRITERS ROOM

IDEAS TAP

CHAPTER ONE PROMOTIONS

LITERARY DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES

STORYTHINGS

URBAN WORDS

WRITING TIPS

FREE INDIRECT STYLE

ELMORE LEONARD’S 10 RULES FOR WRITING FICTION

FINAL FIXES – MSLEXIA TIPS PDF

THRESHOLD

SHOW TO CREATE THREE-DIMENSIONAL CHARACTERS

COMMA PRESS WRITERS RESOURCES

M J HYLAND ON REVISING AND EDITING

RACHEL CUSK ON POV

PLOT PROBLEMS

WRITING A SITCOM

WRITING A SYNOPSIS

TAGLINES

LITERARY GENRES/TERMINOLOGY

FABLE

FRAME NARRATIVE

MISE-EN-SCENE

NEW ADULT

HORROR

INDEPENDENT THEATRE

FINBOROUGH THEATRE

FESTIVALS

SHORTSTORYVILLE

SMALL WONDER SHORT STORY FESTIVAL

CORK INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY FESTIVAL

HAY FESTIVAL

PORT ELIOT

UEA LITERARY FESTIVAL

VOEWOOD FESTIVAL

WILDERNESS

NORTH LONDON LITERARY FESTIVAL

SALEM LITERARY FESTIVAL

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS NEW ORLEANS LITERARY FESTIVAL - 20-24 MARCH 2013

RETREATS/FELLOWSHIPS/RESIDENCIES

CHARLES PICK

THE MACDOWELL COLONY

COVE PARK 

THE HODDER FELLOWSHIPS - 1 NOV – $68,000 – TEN MONTHS

INTERESTING STUFF/PEOPLE

CHARLIE BAUER PHD

ITINERANT POETRY LIBRARIAN

UBUWEB avant-garde open source website

WRITING MAPS

COURSES

THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF WRITING

UEA GUARDIAN MASTERCLASSES

UNTHANK SCHOOL

FABER ACADEMY

AGENCIES

TIBOR JONES

CONVILLE & WALSH

JANKLOW + NESBIT

HARDMAN + SWAINSON LITERARY AGENCY

THE WRITERS’ PRACTICE

CURTIS BROWN

LBA LITERARY AGENCY

THE MARSH AGENCY

WRITERS HUB PODCASTS

THE ROLE OF THE LITERARY AGENCY

FILM

RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

FILM LONDON

AUTHOR WEBSITES

HELEN DE WITT

TOBY LITT

DAVID FLUSFEDER

DOUGLAS COPELAND

DOUGLAS COWIE

HOLLY HOWITT

HELEN PHILLIPS

JONATHAN PINNOCK

JULIA BELL

RICHARD SKINNER

WILL SELF

BLOGS

ARCINFINITY – Sci-Fi Fiction Mag blog

MAINSTREETUK

TANIA WRITES

BRAIN PICKINGS

MARY HOBSON

BOB EINSTEIN PRESENTS HIS LITERARY EQUATIONS

READING THE SHORT STORY

EDITORRENT

PAUL MCVEIGH

PHD IN CREATIVE WRITING

TINY CAMELS (JONATHAN GIBBS)

INTERESTING ARTICLES
AMELIA E BARR ON “GENIUS”

HOW TO STAY SANE, NICOLA PERRY

LOGLINES

CHARACTER AND STORY

10 THINGS PUBLISHERS HATE

JONNY GELLER IN THE GUARDIAN, OCT 2012

LOCAL BOOKSHOPS

DULWICH BOOKS

 

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News

MA ACADEMIC PRACTICE

Literary Kitchen director Andrea Mason has been awarded an MA Academic Practice with Distinction at Goldsmiths.

 

‘HAPPY HANUKAH’ REGINA FREEDMAN

Literary Kitchen alumna Regina Freedman’s story, Happy Hanukah, is published in the Oct 22 issue of the London Journal of Fiction. Hurray! Read it here.

 

ANDREA MASON, ‘TOUCHES’

Andrea Mason’s piece Touches appears on Otoliths issue 43, a piece of concrete prose based on the artwork Touch Sanitation by Mierle Laderman Ukeles. You can read it here.

 

MORE ALUMNI NEWS

Lauren Miller, graduate of several terms of Writers Workshop, and now a part-time creative writing MA student at Birkbeck, is featured in the forthcoming issue of The Mechanics’ Institute Review, Issue 13 (MIR13). The launch event, took place in the Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts Building, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD on Tuesday 27 September.

Fellow Writers Workshop graduate Peter Yeoh has published a story in Visual Verse. Read it here.

Recent graduate of Writers Workout Andy J Lewis’s short story, The Witch’s House, written on the course, has been selected for publication in an anthology Writing Local/Thinking Global, produced as part of the forthcoming Hillingdon Literary Festival. See details here. The festival takes place 7 – 9 Oct, and you can pick up a free copy of the anthology.

Hats off to all of you.

 

MINIATURE STORY HAT TRICK

Hurrah! Writers Workout student Fran Beckett is featured miniaturestory for June 15, 2016. Fellow student Allyson Fisher is featured miniaturestory for June 22. Making it a hat trick, Mel Carvalho’s story is featured 21 July 2016. All three writers wrote their miniature stories as part of the Writers Workout course. Well done everyone!

 

WORLD BOOK NIGHT 2016

Literary Kitchen has curated the headliner section of an evening event for World Book Night at Goldsmiths Library. Our fantastic readers will be Eley Williams, Iphgenia Baal and Julia Calver. Book free tickets here.

 

THE STORY OF MONEY

Ever found money down the back of the sofa? Or a wallet dropped in the park? Come and explore your relationship to money via this 2 hour workshop for 12-16 year olds, led by Literary Kitchen director, Andrea Mason.

Saturday 20 Feb, 2-4pm. Rabbits Road Institute. To BOOK email info@rabbitsroadinstitute.org. For more info click here.

 

PECKHAM WRITING MAP

All systems go to create the first Peckham Writing Map, a limited edition of 500 which will be available free for the week of the Literary Kitchen Festival 12-18 October at The Peckham Pelican. This will be Writing Maps first site-specific map. Let’s hope it is a fruitful long-term collaboration, since we plan to expand into Abergavenny and New York!

 

AUGUST 2015 – ANNA MAZZOLA GETS TWO-BOOK DEAL

Anna Mazzola is the first Literary Kitchen student to obtain a book deal. In fact, she bagged a two-book deal with Tinder Press for her debut novel The Unseeing, a story which began life at a Creative Writing for Beginners course in 2011. She subsequently undertook several terms of Writers Workshop before graduating on to courses at City University. Read more about Anna’s journey here. Needless to say Literary Kitchen is immensely proud.

 

LITERARY KITCHEN FESTIVAL 2015 KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN

The campaign has launched, and runs until August 22nd. To read all about it, make a donation, share with family and friends, click here.

 

MAY 2015

Literary Kitchen alumni and mentee, Lauren Miller, has been accepted onto the Birkbeck Creative Writing MA. Congratulations Lauren!

 

MARCH 19 2015

Another fine evening of poetry and prose at The Peckham Pelican with Lit Live. See it here: https://www.facebook.com/goldlitlive/photos_stream

 

DEC 11 2014

This Thursday evening saw 19 writers, poets, performers from Goldsmiths and Royal Holloway give their finest in a 3 Act extravaganza at The Peckham Pelican for Lit Live!, a Literary Kitchen/Goldsmiths Writers’ Centre collaboration.

“The new Bowery Poetry Club“, Marisa Carnesky. Hell Yes!

 

OCTOBER 2014

Literary Kitchen were invited to curate the final leg of Litcrawl 2014 on Sat October 11, alongside Clinic, The White Review, Review Bookshop and Liars’ League. Literary Kitchen presented Sex Flash Marathon at The Peckham Pelican. 15 writers performed a flash fiction or poem on the theme of sex. Singer/songwriter Trevor John finished the night with a bang, or rather a song. Our host with the most was Andrew Alston, and DJ for afterwards was F£rg Mon£y.

NB. Two performers, Ella Frears and Rachel Long, were both shortlisted for the Young Poet Laureate. Congratulations

 

JUNE 2014

Literary Kitchen hosted its inaugural writing festival, a week long programme of events, walks, talks and workshops at The Peckham Pelican. View the PDF of the programme Festival Programme, or look at the webpage here.

 

MAY 2014

Literary Kitchen are hosting Creative Writing Workshops at the Clerkenwell Design Week as part of Parkin Whitman‘s events programme for Milliken.

 

2013

More success for alumni Anna Mazzola, who has won the Retreat West short story competition 2013. Well done Anna. Look forward to the novel.

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