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Come Out and Playwright at New York New Works Theatre Festival

New York New Works Theatre Festival (NYNW) is seeking new one act plays. The festival is searching for engaging new work. NYNW is the perfect showcase for comedies, musicals, and dramas told with an original voice and compelling storytelling. Deadline for submission is July 6, 2014.  There is no submission fee. To learn more, go […]

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Tasteful Smut – Call for Stories

Jersey City Writers (JCW) welcomes scribes to submit sensual and erotic stories for a reading at its next literary genre event. In an open and supportive environment, we will celebrate the most clandestine of literary genres, the romantic and titillating realm of Erotica. Anyone who wants to read may read or bring along a reader to […]

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Submit Your Paranormal Fiction (if you dare)

If you were inspired by one of JCW’s recent events such as our Submit It or Quit It panel or our afternoon of paranormal fiction and wrote a story or two, the following are some suggested places to submit your piece(s): Aercastle Narratives — a quarterly speculative fiction magazine — is looking for tales that meld genres into captivating […]

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Space Dreams and Dystopia: A Night for Writers of Science Fiction

Space Dreams and Dystopia: A Night for Writers of Science Fiction

Jersey City Writers gear up to celebrate Science Fiction at our first literary genre night. Space Dreams and Dystopia will be hosted by yours truly Meg Merriet. Our aim with this event is to celebrate the genre as well as help writers learn how and where to get their science fiction published. The way this has […]

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A Few Words about Flash Fiction

A Few Words about Flash Fiction

The way we read has changed. Most of us are getting our news and entertainment on the internet, and many of us are accessing the internet via our cell phones.  Our attention spans have shrunk along with our diminishing screen sizes.  It’s no surprise then that the length of our stories is shrinking too. Perhaps […]

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Self-publishing Tips, Tools, and Resources

More than 40 people gathered on Dec. 4 at IndieGrove to hear writers describe their experiences with self-publishing as part of an event hosted by Jersey City Writers. The panel is part of a series of events to help inspire and support our growing community of scribes who seek to develop and hone their craft. […]

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Underwater New York – Call for Submissions

Underwater New York: Stories from the Deep is a great place to dip your toes into the publishing ocean. It is an online magazine (like so many these days) that has a really neat concept. It’s a journal of stories, art, photography and music of things found in the waters around NYC, from body parts and […]

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Saints and Sinners Fiction Contest

Be part of the Saints and Sinners Literary Festival.  Enter its short story contest.  Submit your short stories between 5,000 and 7,000 words with LGBT content on the broad theme of “Saints and Sinners.” Cost: $15 Learn more at: http://con13.tennesseewilliams.net/saints-and-sinners/sasfiction-contest/

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Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition

Early-Bird Deadline: November 15, 2013 Up for a challenge?  Writer’s Digest has a Short Short story competition. That is no typo.  You need to write a winning story in less than 1,500 words.  The winning entries will receive cash and be on display in the 14th Annual Writer’s Digest Competition Collection. Cost: $20 Learn more […]

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