• Mike S.

Upcoming Deadlines & Events

Updated: Jul 22

Despite the novel coronavirus, writing and the world of writing have not stopped. A few deadlines and events are listed below.

Approaching Deadlines

  • July 31, 2020: Creative nonfiction essay contest (qtr 4) from WOW! Women on Writing. Rules and guidelines are located here or here.

  • August 15, 2020: The Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets has issued a call for poems that reflect life as we now live it in this time of the novel coronavirus. More details here and here.

  • August 31, 2020: Summer 2020 flash fiction contest. See rules and guidelines here and here.

  • September 13, 2020: The Mill's poetry and short fiction contest deadlines are less than two months away. Read the poetry contest rules here. The short fiction guidelines are here.


  • Monday, Aug. 10: The August Virtual Reading from Poetry Unlocked and The Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets. Featured poets: Andrew McSorley and Angela Voras-Hill. See details and sign-up procedure here.

  • Thursday, Aug. 20: Zoom Poetry Reading featuring Cathryn Cofell and Abby Frucht. Ms. Cofell will be reading from her newest collection, Stick Figure with Skirt, and Ms. Frucht, from her collection called Maids. For details, click here.

(Second item under Approaching Deadlines added 7/22/2020.)

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