Calls For Submission and Upcoming Deadlines
Do you like to make comics? Do you want to hone your visual storytelling skills? What will your graphic novel look like? Find out at an ongoing Comic-Making workshop this fall. Learn the basics of sketching, story-boarding, paneling, shading, lettering, inking and more! Join Professor Michael Chaney for this weekly workshop. The workshop will run from 6:45 until about 7:30 pm, and will be held every Tuesday evening in Sanborn House on the Dartmouth College campus in Hanover, New Hamsphire, until the end of the Fall term. For more information, please visit the Workshop page.
The New Hampshire Institute of Art is accepting submissions from new and emerging writers for its 2018 Writing Award. They are looking for writing in any genre that successfully tells a story with innovation and purpose (a familiar story told with unexpected tools and techniques; a new story told in a traditional way). Pieces that speak to the theme “The Rest” (the space between things: “negative space” in a work of visual art; a narrative pause in literature, comedy, or drama; the literal rest in a musical composition) are encouraged, but not required. The deadline is October 31. For more information, please visit the NHIA 2018 Writing Award page.
The Vermont Writers Prize, sponsored by Green Mountain Power and Vermont Magazine, is a statewide contest honoring the legacy and passion of Vermont author Ralph Nading Hill, Jr. The contest is open to all Vermont residents, amateur or professional. Your piece may be an essay, a short story, a play, or a poem. It must, however, be about one central topic: Vermont. Entries must be unpublished and 1,500 words or less. The winner will be selected by an independent panel of judges, will receive a cash prize of $1,500, and have his or her piece published in Vermont Magazine. The deadline is November 1. For more information, please visit the Prize page.
Sundog Poetry Center is accepting registrations for the Fifth Annual Retreat at Fielder Farm in Huntington, Vermont, from November 2 to 4. Tuition is $100 to $350. A deposit of $100 is required to secure your place. For more information and to register, please visit the Retreat page.
Bloodroot Literary Magazine is now accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction through December 31. Guidelines are available on the Bloodroot website.
The Frost Place is now accepting submissions for their annual Chapbook Competition. The competition is open to any poet writing in English. The submission fee is $28. Submissions will be accepted through January 5, 2019. For more information, please visit the Chapbook Competition page.
Applications are now open for the Dartmouth Poet in Residence program at The Frost Place. This is a six-to-eight-week residency in poet Robert Frost’s former farmhouse in Franconia, New Hampshire. The residency begins July 1 and ends August 15, and includes an award of $1,000 from The Frost Place and an award of $1,000 from Dartmouth College. The recipient will have an opportunity to give a series of public readings across the region, including at Dartmouth College and The Frost Place. Applications will be accepted through January 5, 2019. For more information, please visit the Residency page.