Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Great Opportunity for Writers in Mexico!

The San Miguel Writers’ Conference & Literary Festival is looking for three writers to join us February 10-14, 201---as our guests!

Submit your poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction
to our writing contest
before November 2, 2015
for a chance to attend the 11th annual Writers’ Conference.

Winners Receive:

• Full Conference Package
• Lodging (during the conference)
• One Agent Pitch Session (optional)
• Digital Publication
• Headline a reading during the Conference (optional)
• Bragging Rights

Winning the contest is an exceptional opportunity for writers to attend workshops, hear keynote speakers such as Joyce Carol Oates, Gail Sheehy, NPR's Scott Simon, and others, and to network with literary agents.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Santa Fe Art Institute Announces Theme for Next Residency

The Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) is pleased to announce Water Rights as its next residency and programmatic theme. Because water is seen, now more than ever, as a contested resource, SFAI is committed to bringing together local, national, and global thinkers and creators to collectively expand and revise our knowledge of what we think we know about water rights. New Mexico is rich in its relationship to water- a position created over a long history of corporate, environmental, political, and multicultural claims to this essential resource.


Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Call for Exhibition/Project Proposals...

Sirius Arts Centre
Call for Exhibition/Project Proposals
April 2016 – March 2017

Submission Deadline: 5pm, 26 June 2015.

The Sirius Arts Centre is currently accepting submissions for the Gallery Programme for April 2016 - March 2017.

Sirius is an arts centre that serves as an intermediary between art and the public that endeavours to raise public awareness of art. It offers developing opportunities for both emerging and more established artists from Ireland and abroad.

Sirius Arts Centre is interested in working with contemporary artists, both emerging and established, Irish and international. Sirius has developed a strong reputation in the area of contemporary photography, promoting Irish photographers at home and abroad and presenting the work of international photographic artists. However, Sirius also has a long history of presenting a wide range of interdisciplinary contemporary art and is currently especially interested in working with artists through a highly collaborative process and in the dialogue between artists, curators, communities and audiences.

Further details available at:

Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Call to Artists - EPS Northwest Campus Public Art Project

The Edmonton Arts Council Public Art Program on behalf of the City of Edmonton is seeking an Artist or Artist team to create a site specific public art sculptural installation at the Edmonton Police Services Northwest Campus. This is a significant and highly visible location to the public.

The EPS Northwest Campus public art competition, open to professional
local, national, and international Artists, is held in accordance with the City of
Edmonton policy 'Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas'

$450,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)

Deadline for Submissions:
4:30 pm on Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Spring 2018

For more information, contact the Edmonton Arts Council: phone (780) 424–2787 or email: publicart@edmontonarts.ca

To view detailed renderings and plans of this project, please email rharpin@edmontonarts.ca

We thank all Artists for their interest and submissions to this call

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

iYeats Poetry Competition 2015

iYeats Poetry Competition 2015

The Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo, fosters the importance of poetry with two competitions annually. The iYeats Poetry Competition is now open for entries.

The iYeats Poetry Competition is an annual, online, international poetry competition which has won a prestigious reputation for the calibre of both entrants and judges. The competition is open to all those 16 years of age and upwards. An overall prize is awarded as well as an emerging prize to a young poet aged between 16-25 years of age.

General category: First Prize €500
Emerging category: €300 (aged 16 – 25 years)

The iYeats Poetry competition was launched by the Hawk's Well Theatre in 2009 to mark the 50th Yeats International Summer School and the 70th anniversary of the death of W. B Yeats. Now in its 7th year running, the Hawk’s Well Theatre is delighted to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Yeats’ birth through encouraging poets around the world.
iYeats 2015 dates for your diary -

Closing date for entries: Wed 1 July, 2015 at 5pm

Winners will be notified by: Monday 20 July, 2015

Results publicly announced: Late July, during the Yeats International Summer School

Judges for 2015 are Jane Clarke and Dave Lordan.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Short Story Competition Now Open!

Sean O'Faolain Short Story Prize

Deadline July 31st

1st Prize of €2000, accommodation with full board and tickets to all events at Cork International Short Story Festival, a week-long residency at Anam Cara Writer's and Artist's Retreat in picturesque West Cork, publication in Southword AND a festival reading slot.

Runner-up prizes of €500 and 4x€120 plus publication in Southword.

Judge is New Yorker-published Danielle McLaughlin.

Monday, April 13, 2015


Bare Fiction Debut Poetry Collection Competition 2015

Introducing the Bare Fiction Debut Poetry Collection Competition. Our judge Andrew McMillan will choose one lucky winner to have their debut poetry collection published by Bare Fiction. This exciting new competition is for anyone from the UK, or internationally, who has yet to publish a full poetry collection of 40 pages or more.

Judge: Andrew McMillan

1st Prize: £1000, Collection Publication + 50 Complimentary Copies

2nd & 3rd Prizes: Pamphlet Publication + 30 Complimentary Copies

Save the date to your calendar!DEADLINE: 17TH JULY 2015


£20 per entry (automatic £5 discount if you purchase a subscription to the magazine at the same time as placing your entry)

Current subscribers to the magazine should login to their account before entering; the discount will then be applied automatically.


Your entry should be between 16 – 20 pages of poetry that has not previously appeared as a published collection. Andrew McMillan and Bare Fiction editor, Robert Harper, will select a shortlist of six poets by mid-August. The shortlisted poets will then be asked to submit a full length collection within 4 weeks, from which a winner and our two runners up will be chosen.

You will be able to upload your document after clicking the “Add to cart” button above. Remember to ensure there are no identifying marks on your submission before uploading your document.

Please check the Competition Rules tab for full details. Your entry in the competition means you accept these rules.