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Amazon Announces Literary Prize for Self-Publishers in UK
Amazon Announces New English Language Literary Prize - The Kindle UK Storyteller Award Press Release Winning author will receive £20,000 cash prize and be recognised at central London award ceremony this summer Amazon UK has announced The Kindle Storyteller...

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16 Nonfiction Publishers Accepting Unagented Manuscript Proposals
In some respects, the road to publishing nonfiction books is easier to travel than fiction. If you are an expert in a field or have sufficient experience in an area (which can be anything from stamp collecting to raising chickens), many publishers will be w...

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75 Agents Seeking Muslim Writers
In response to Trump's Muslim ban, as well as the climate of fear that he and his administration have created for Muslims (aka Islamophobia), many agents are calling specifically for Muslim writers.  Writers occupy a hallowed place in history. First of all,...

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6 Established Literary Agents Actively Looking for Clients
Here are five established agents actively seeking new clients. Each is from an established agency with a solid track record. Be sure to check out the agency's website before submitting! For a full list of agents actively looking for writers go to: Agents Se...

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“Prepare yourself” PEN America Warns Writers
PEN America is a non-profit organization devoted to protecting the right to free speech. Based in New York City, it was founded in 1922 and has over 3,000 members. (I am one.) The organization defends journalists and writers worldwide against harassment, le...

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28 Calls for Submissions in February 2017 - Paying Markets
There are 28 calls for submissions in February. Every genre and every form is welcome! All are paying markets. Many of these journals have recurring calls for submissions, so if you miss this window, you can always submit during the next reading period. For...

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46 Writing Contests in February 2017 - No Entry Fees
For such a short month, February hosts an inordinate number of free literary contests. Every genre is represented, from speculative fiction, to poetry, to creative nonfiction. Some of the prizes are substantial. Be sure to check the submission requirements ...

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13 Writing Conferences in February 2017
UCLA Writers Studio February, a month best known for being "short and brutal," doesn't lack for writing conferences, some of which are large annual events featuring speakers, workshops, readings, and ample opportunity to mingle. Several of these conferences...

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7 Literary Agents Seeking Women’s Fiction NOW
Here are seven agents who are currently seeking women's fiction. All seven are from established agencies with good track records. Note : You can find a list of dozens of new and established agents seeking clients here:  Agents Seeking Clients ____________...

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3 New Literary Agents Seeking Clients NOW
Here are three new literary agents seeking clients. Ed Maxwell (Sanford J. Greenburger Associates) is seeking expert and narrative nonfiction authors, novelists and graphic novelists, and children’s book authors and illustrators. Aimee Ashcraft (Brower Lite...
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