Contests, Conferences


Feb 15-18San Francisco Writers Conference

Feb 16-18Southern California Writers Conference – San Diego

Feb 16-18 – The Ashville Christian Writers Conference –  Ashville, NC

Apr 19-20 – Las Vegas Writer’s Conference

Apr 27-29 – Pikes Peak Writers Conference – Colorado Springs, CO

May 4-5Oklahoma Writers Federation Inc Conference – Oklahoma City, OK

May 4-5 – Northern Colorado Writers Conference –  Fort Collins, CO

Aug 23-26Killer Nashville International Writers’ Conference – Nashville, TN

Oct 24-27 – Western Literature Conference – St Louis, MO


CONTESTS – Deadlines

Feb 19Past-Year Memoir Contest – free; 17 words

Feb 28Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers

Mar 15Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction; $29 fee

Apr 1The Annual Claymore Award, part of Killer Nashville Conference; with Kensington Books; $40