Pictures from Mass Poetry Festival

Mass Poetry is currently hiring for the following positions: Program Assistant and Development Assistant interns. Mass Poetry supports poets and poetry in Massachusetts. The aim of the organization is to broaden the audience of poetry readers, bring poetry to readers of all ages and transform people’s lives through inspiring verse.More

Elizabeth Kadetsky - Juniper Prize Winner in Creative Non-Fiction 2019

UMass Press and the MFA for Poets & Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst award two prizes in poetry, two in fiction and one in creative non-fiction annually. All winners receive a publication contract with the University of Massachusetts Press and an honorarium of $1,000. See below for more.More

Palette Poetry Prize

Palette Poetry, an initiative that endeavors to uplift and engage emerging and established poets, is seeking entries for the 2020 edition of its prize. The goal of Palette Poetry is to “simply find and publish the best poetry we can, no matter its roots in craft.” The winning poet, to beMore

Work opportunity for writers

Meghan Stevenson Books (Seattle, WA) is looking for a professional editor/collaborator/ghostwriter to join our remote team helping entrepreneurs, academics, subject matter experts and thought leaders create book proposals that sell. Our work helps smart, creative people get their ideas on the page and position themselves so agents and publishers understandMore

North Street Book Prize

The North Street Book Prize is run by Northampton-based Winning Writers. Now in its 6th year, it offers winnings of up to $5,000 plus expert marketing services for a self-published book. Submissions open from February 15 to June 30, 2020. GUIDELINES Submit one or more self-published books in these categories:More

Social distance shopping in Hadley MA, April 23, 2020

Straw Dog Writers Guild has put out a call for poetry and literary prose inspired by and related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are the details they have provided: In an attempt to keep our community connected during these isolating times, we hope to give writers a platform to expressMore