Calls for Submissions
Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2016 Call for Entries
The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2016 is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established writers and poets to showcase their work and further their involvement in the literary world. Now in its ninth year, the award is an internationally renowned prize presented by Aesthetica Magazine and judged by literary experts. Prizes include: • £500 each (Poetry Winner and Short Fiction Winner) • Publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual • One year subscription to Granta • Selection of books courtesy of Bloodaxe and Vintage • Consultation with Redhammer Management (Short Fiction Winner) • Full Membership to The Poetry Society (Poetry Winner) Short Fiction entries should be no more than 2,000 words. Poetry entries should be no more than 40 lines. Deadline for submissions is 31 August 2016. To enter, visit www.aestheticamagazine.com/creativewriting
IFP Screen Forward Labs | Call now open
IFP is currently seeking web based episodic projects for this year’s Screen Forward Labs. We’re selecting ten bold, distinctive story-driven, serialized projects (including, but not limited to, web series, VR, or app-based work – Vine, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.). The Screen Forward Labs provide mentorship and support content creators throughout the completion, marketing, and distribution of their work. The deadline to submit is Friday, March 4th. Please visit our Labs website for more information. We look forward to receiving your application: http://www.ifp.org/programs/screenforward/screen-forward-labs/#.VrD91Ium1FI
Austin Film Festival Screenplay & Teleplay Competition now open!
For over two decades, Austin Film Festival has been catapulting writers into life-changing careers. With one of the most noteworthy competitions among Hollywood tastemakers, AFF consistently yanks newcomers from the isolation of their desks and ushers them into the bustling world of film and television. Whether your dream is to sign a contract, land an agent, learn from an industry icon, or take home the coveted Bronze Typewriter Award, it’s simple: you can’t win if you don’t enter. Early Deadline: April 20; Late Deadline: May 20. Though AFF is one of the largest and most respected screenplay competitions, every entrant receives personalized attention and multiple reads throughout the process. All entrants receive FREE “Reader Comments” which are a brief, overall summary of their notes.
Submission Guidelines: Asian Pacific American Issue
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$5000 Masters Review Volume 5 Anthology with Amy Hempel: Publication + National Distribution
The Masters Review presents our Annual Anthology, Volume V. We are proud to announce this year’s judge is PEN/Faulkner Nominee Amy Hempel. The Masters Review Annual Anthology has come to represent the very best in emerging talent, and is widely read by enthusiasts, literary agents, and industry insiders alike. Ten Writers are awarded a total of $5000, plus print in our nationally distributed anthology. Deadline March 31, submissions now open. You may read more here: https://mastersreview.com/
The Masters Review is a platform for new and emerging writers, and has worked in conjunction with A.M. Holmes, Lauren Groff, Lev Grossman, and Kevin Brockmeier, among others, to link emerging talent with established authors. The Masters Review pays out over $20,000 annually to new and emerging writers. We hope to see your submission this spring!
THE SKINNY POETRY JOURNAL (TSPJ) CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
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