Overwrought writing wins prize 2

DIVERSIONS. The contest that awards overwrought writing is back: the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest. Since 1982, the English department at San José State University has sponsored the contest, one that challenges writers to compose an opening sentence to the “worst of all possible novels.” More…

CONTEST: poetry and short story Reply

DIVERSIONS. The Vancouver Writers Fest is holding a poetry and short story contest. Entries are being accepted for unpublished work in two categories: poetry and creative short fiction. More…