Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Where will you be on June 19th?

It is our fondest hope that you will join SWA at Epworth by the Sea on St. Simon's Island, GA for the 40th Anniversary Writers Workshop. 

The weekend workshop (June 20-21) is dedicated to fiction writing. The weekday workshop (June 22-23) is focused on nonfiction writing. 

Meet the Faculty 


Debra Koontz  My second book, Edging Through the Darkness, is now available on Amazon! I am excited, and am reaching out to my friends, family and colleagues for support during this initial launch of book two in The Crossings Trilogy.If you wouldn’t mind taking a few minutes out this coming week to help us spread the news it will be greatly appreciated!

Linda Joyce - Her newest release, Bayou Beckons, book three of the Fleur de Lis series, is available on June 3rd. Bayou Bound, book two of the Fleur de Lis series is now a 2015 RONE Award Finalist. Winners will be announced in September. 

Submission Call

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2015: Call for Entries

The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is open for submissions. Now in its eighth year, the award is an internationally renowned prize presented by Aesthetica Magazine and judged by industry experts including Arifa Akbar, literary editor of The Independent. Prizes include £500 and publication in an anthology of new writing, giving you the chance to showcase your work to a wider, international audience.
Prizes include:
  • £500 Poetry winner
  • £500 Short Fiction winner
  • Publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual
  • One year subscription to Granta
  • Selection of books courtesy of Bloodaxe and Vintage
  • Complimentary copy of the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual
There are two categories for entry: Short Fiction (maximum length 2,000 words each) and Poetry (maximum length 40 lines each).
Deadline for submissions is 31 August 2015.
Submit your #poetry #shortfiction to @AestheticaMag Creative #Writing Award. Win #publication to showcase your talent
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Best wishes,
Alexandra Beresford
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Aesthetica Magazine
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Happy Writing!

Hope to see you soon!

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