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ERIK LARSON, known for his nonfiction narrative works such as The Devil in the White City and In the Garden of Beasts, will speak at the University of Wyoming on April 20 at 1:30 p.m. His talk is free and open to the public. College of Education auditorium, University of Wyoming, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, Phone: 307-766-3279

SAN FRANCISCO WRITE OF WAY FESTIVAL “brings together over thirty independent Bay Area literary organizations and reading series, as well as creative writing courses and communities at SFAI. The eight-hour, day-long event includes readings, performances, panel presentations, a bazaar, and creative writing workshops. Write of Way is committed to featuring emerging voices, writing on the margins, and celebrating the Bay Area’s richly diverse literary community. The event is spearheaded by SFAI English Department faculty and staff, paying homage to SFAI’s rich legacy of collaboration between artists and writers. This event is free and open to the public.” DATE Saturday, April 23 from 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.

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TUPELO PRESS WRITING CONFERENCE, Truchas, New Mexico.  Promoted as “a no-nonsense, intensive workshop conceived and presented by three of the most experienced poets and editors in the nation: Jeffrey Levine , poet, Editor-in-Chief and founding Publisher of Tupelo Press, Mark Doty, prize-winning poet, and Veronica Golos , award-winning curator, teacher, and poet.” DETAILS HERE

SAVANNAH BOOK FESTIVAL February 16-19, 2017, keep watching their site for details.  Here’s a video of the 2015 event, which gives you some idea of the goings on.

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QUALL BELL MAGAZINE “is a place for real and unreal stories. We accept submissions in art, writing, and multimedia, including creative, journalistic, and (semi-)scholarly work.” The magazine also publishes poetry and submissions are open at this writing. DETAILS HERE

YUAN YANG Journal of Hong Kong and International Writing “is a literary journal hosted by the School of English at The University of Hong Kong. Each year it offers a collection of stories, poems, creative nonfiction, or plays by writers in Hong Kong and throughout the world. The journal has a special focus on the work of young and emerging writings in Hong Kong.” DETAILS HERE

GALAXY: International Multidisciplinary Research Journal, DEADLINE for the May issue is April 30 DETAILS HERE


THE BeZINE (HERE) theme for the May issue is Books that Changed Our Lives. Submit one paragraph on a book that changed your life and why to bardogroup@gmail.com DEADLINE May 10, 2015.

THE BALTIMORE REVIEW, which showcases Baltimore as a literary hub of diverse writers and promotes the work of both emerging and established writers is currently accepting submissions of poetry through May 31.  The next reading period will be August 1 through November 30.  DETAILS HERE

YES! POETRY publishes quartertly and features three poets in each issue. Submissions are open at this writing. DETAILS HERE


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poesimaskinefritSCRIPT “is on the lookout for someone interested in translating the work of poet/artist Robert Corydon from Danish to English. If you or someone you know is interested, please post a message below or email script@studiohyperset.com. SCRIPT Facebook Page appears to serve as it’s website.


THE CREATIVE NEXUS™ weekend edition is out for your reading pleasure HERE. A community paper for progressive Artists, Artisans, Musicians and Writers to interact, share and promote each other’s laudable work, for the betterment of all. Roger Allen Baut (Chasing Tao) is publisher

THE BeZINE April issue was published on the 15th and celebrates interNational Poetry Month.  Good reading HERE. Featured poets include (in no special order): Michael Castro, Michael Rothenburg, Michael Dickel, Myra Schneider, Silva Merjanian, Imen Benyoub, Terri Muuss, Liliana Negoi, Sharon Frye, Carolyn O’Connell, Aprilia Zank, gary lundy, Sandra Tyler, Rueben Woolley, Donna Kuhn, Ilya Sumanto and Jamie Dedes.


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SECOND LIGHT OPEN POETRY COMPETITION for Long and Short Poems for Women! “Second Light is a very generous and encouraging organisation. Here’s a chance for longer poems, with magazine publication and a London reading as well as the prizes! Entry by post or email – and I [Alison Blackenbury] will read all entries.” Closing date 31 August. DETAILS HERE


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