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Poetry, Fiction, & Non-Fiction
Connie Johnson

Three Poems – Connie Johnson

Three poems - "On the Nights We Listen to Nina Simone," "All That's Revealed," and "Do Tell" - by Los Angeles-based writer Connie Johnson.

Kristina Labaty

Three Poems – Kristina Labaty

Three poems - "The Breaking Point," "Through the Window," and "The Bathers" - by Hudson Valley poet and writer Kristina Labaty.

Next Up To The Mic
Next Up to The Mic Episode 22: Rebecca Schumejda Live at The Linda
Austin Houston Live at The Linda
Episode 20: James H Duncan Live at The Linda
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From The Blogs
Tree and the Fog

The Flying Monkey: When Is Too Soon?

In the latest edition of "The Flying Monkey," Cheryl A. Rice asks how soon is too soon to start writing after the sudden loss of a loved one.

Man looking at books on a sale table

My 2024 Clearance Sale TBR

Don Levy has gone through his bookshelves and found the books that he has never opened so her can make his 2024 TBR (To Be Read) list.

Don Levy reading at the Poets Speak Loud open mic on Monday, January 28, 2019

Mid Reading Year Look Back

It's almost the end of June, and it's the perfect time for Don Levy to look back at his reading year so far.

Calls For Submissions

Self-Published Book Awards

Each year, Writer’s Digest honors self-published authors with the Self-Published Book Awards to spotlight today’s self-published works and honors self-published authors.

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Poetry Pamphlet Award

Cinnamon Press's annual competition is for pamphlets, and is open to all poets- beginners and established writers.

Frederick Douglass Book Prize

Frederick Douglass Book Prize

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History announce the twenty-fifth annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize.

Caine Prize for African Writing

Caine Prize for African Writing

The AKO Caine Prize Award for African Writing is an annual literary award for a published short story by an African writer.