In 2017, Nicole Sealey decided to read one poetry collection a day during the month of August. She had just been appointed as the Executive Director at Cave Canem Foundation (an organization that supports and promotes Black poets and poetry) and had also recently released her debut collection, Ordinary Beast, She
Salman Rushdie is often referred to as the most controversial novelist of the 20th century. The renowned British Indian novelist and essayist is well known for his off-the-beaten-track comments and opinions. His thoughts on writing are not as radical but are thought-provoking nonetheless. This man whose first novel, Grimus (1975), received
Deadline: November 15, 2021 SmokeLong is an online literary magazine dedicated to flash narrative. It publishes narratives that are 1,000 words or fewer. The term “smoke-long” comes from a tongue-in-cheek Chinese anecdote that reading a piece of flash writing takes about the same length of time as smoking a cigarette.
Deadline: August 31st, 2021, Midnight, Pacific Time. The Prize Cultural Daily’s 9th Annual “Jack Grapes Poetry Prize” is open for submissions. This contest is free to enter. 3 winners will receive $500 each, plus publication. 9 finalists will receive $100 each, plus publication. Winners and finalists will be announced in