A Few of My Favorite Things

(AFOMFT archive)

Once upon a runway... modern-day fairy tales about ready-to-wear by yours truly, Angela Jane Fountas, the writer behind Write Habit (read: this "favorite thing" is self-promotional).

Steal Like An Artist: Ten pieces of advice that turned into a book.

Colm Tóibín reads Sylvia Townsend Warner's "The Children's Grandmother." Listen carefully.

Contests and More

First book awards

Additional awards for new and emerging writers

Other notable contests

Lilith's Annual Fiction Competition: Enter now for your chance to win cash prizes, publication in this award-winning international magazine, and other opportunities to promote your work through Lilith. Looking for stories that speak to the experiences of Jewish women everywhere. Deadline: March 15.

DIAGRAM Innovative Fiction Contest: A prize of $1,000 and publication in DIAGRAM is given annually for an innovative short story. Ben Marcus will judge. Deadline: March 30.

Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parents: A prize of $1,000 to a fiction writer who is the parent of a child under the age of 10. The winner also receives an invitation to give a reading in New York City. Deadline: April 17.


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