...to all the writers who entered the #SiWC20 writing contest, which closed last night at midnight. This has been a difficult year, and all the <<<EVERYTHING>>>has hit creative minds so hard, muddying our work with fear and anxiety and ennui. So...
Deadline: Friday, September 18, 2020.
You've got a week to get your entries in -- go for it! Winners receive excellent prizes, your story will be published by the incredible folks at Pulp Literature, and you'll forever be able to bask in the glow of participating in a contest that launched the careers of many...
Sleepy conversation with self this morning:
kc: How can it be August 31st? How can it be September tomorrow?
Also kc: Time no longer has any meaning.
kc, wearing Writing Contest Coordinator Hat: It does to me. Deadline is coming!
And so it is. September 18th is the magic date this year. The flow of entries, as...
Time marches on, and here we are with just two months until SiWC 2020. And what an event it promises to be!
As with just about everything these days, there are a few wee changes this year to our scholarships. For the first time ever, there are three separate scholarship opportunities, and thanks to a few anonymous donors, more writers than ever will be eligible!
If you identify as a young writer,
Black lives matter.
We stand against racism and violence in all its forms.
As an organization, we are constantly striving to be better. This year, SiWC is sponsoring an additional scholarship for a Black writer. Black writers continue to be welcome to apply for our existing Diversity Scholarship.
Details of these scholarships and how to apply can be found here. Applications are open now, so...
We are re-imagining SiWC for 2020 due to Covid-19. So...when October rolls around, please join us for our virtual writers' conference: SiWC at Home!
Our team is hard at work to bring this vision into focus, but here's what we know so far:
- The event will be held on the same dates (October 22-October 25) in lieu of our in-person conference. (If you've already booked your flights, please don't forget to cancel them. The hotel will automatically cancel hotel rooms booked...
Hello Fellow Isolators!
In an uncertain world, where everything we count on seems to be changing daily, let's at least provide one certainty to cling to -- the SiWC Writing Contest, Apocalypse Edition, is now OPEN.
The contest will run according to the rules you can find