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Now the Emerging Writer's Competition is over. Emerging Writer's Competition is open to authors of literature, non-fiction and poems who have not yet published a work. Here you can find the previous competition winner. Carmen Maria Machado (Fiction), Roxane Gay (Nonfiction) and Roger Reeves (Poetry) are the jurors of the 2018 competition.
Ploughshares will publish the 2018 Competition winner stories, essays and poetry in its Winter 2018-19 edition, and each of the authors will be awarded $2,000 and two copy of the edition in which their work will appear. Not associated with Emerson College or Ploughshares as contributor, examiner, intern, college graduate, associate, or university member.
Won't have a relation with Emerson before April 15, 2019 (for example, if there is a good opportunity, you will participate in the Emerson MFA programme next year or if your work has been approved for release for a forthcoming issue). Competition starts on March 1, 2018 at midday and ends on May 15, 2018 at midday.
Contributions by e-mail or post will not be taken into account for the competition. Participation in the competition is subject to a $24 waiver if the entrant is a recent recipient of our Winter 2018-2019 edition. Contains a 1-year plough share pass (starting with the spring 2018 edition and ending with the winter 2018-19 edition).
If you are not a member or if your membership is due to expire before our winter 2018-2019 edition, please register here for the $24 registration fees. When you are a registered user, you will still be asked to check out, but you do not need to provide your payment number.
The NYC Emerging Writers Community
Happy birthday to Cara Blue Adams, Mariam Bazeed, Diane Chang, Sidik Fofana, Kim Coleman Foote, Chantal Johnson, Jeremy J. Kamps, Katherine Augusta Mayfield and Kimarlee Nguyen, our 2018 Emerging Writers Fellow! Our jury blindly chose the 2018 scholarship holders: The Cara Blue Adams' tales appear in The Kenyon Review, Epoch, The Missouri Review, The Mississippi Review, The Sun and Narrative.
Winner of the Kenyon Review Short Fiction Prize and Missouri Review Peden Prize, she has received grants and grants from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Sevanee Writers' Conference, Lighthouse Works and VCCA, and a New York Quebec Artist Exchange Grant 2016-17. A graduate of Hunter College's Fiction Department, she is working on a compilation of tales and her first novel.
Mariam is not only a novelist of fiction, lyricism, theatre pieces and essay, but also a performer and musician. She has been featured in printed and on-line publications and received scholarships from the Asia American Writers Workshop, the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics at the NYU and Lambda Literary.
In addition, she has resided at the Marble House Project, Millay Colony, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center and Hedgebrook. Their piece Peace Camp Org, a queer anti-Zionist operatic drama, will be performed at the Fresh Fruit Festival in July 2018 as part of the Wild Project. Two Hopwood Awards, a Pushcart Prize nominee and a Fulbright Scholarship to work in Shanghai.
Their novels and kreativen Sachbücher erscheinen in Glimmer Train, Prairie Schooner, Green Mountains Review, The Asian Wall Street Journal und JAMA : The Journal of the American Medical Association. Fofana holds an NYU Master of Arts in Visual Arts in Visual Arts and lectures at a Brooklyn secondary modern class. He has published his work in Epiphany and the Sevanee Review.
She is the author of literature, essay and experiential narrative. Besides a NEA Literature Fellow and an NYFA Literary Studies Scholarship in Film, she has been awarded scholarships from Vermont Studio Center, Hedgebrook, Illinois Arts Council and other venues. Their work has been published in The Missouri Review, Black Renaissance Noire, FLAPPERHOUSE, Crab Orchard Review, The Literary Review and more.
He has been featured in The Madison Review and has won the S.E. Francis Award ("The Source of Everything "), the Tom Howard/John Reid Film Prize ("Drawing Water"), The Little Pâtuxent ("Locked Out"). Their work has been or will be released in No Tokens and The Best American Nonrequired Reading.
Their novel "But If YouTameMe, Then We Shall Need Each Other" was short-listed for a Pushcart award. The beneficiary of residences and scholarships from Vermont Studio Center, Rufus Stone and Gullkistan. Kimarlee's literature, which recently completed the MFA programme at Long Island University, has been published in PANK, Hyphen Magazine and The Adroit Journal, among others.
Scholarships were received from VONA, The Fine Arts Work Center, The Key West Literary Seminar and the Anderson Center in Towerview. In 2018, we will select nine authors and award scholarship holders during the one-year scholarship period: The programme helps aspiring writers whose work promises outstanding achievements.
Candidates may be of any ages but must be at an early stage in their career as novels and will not have received the necessary assistance to gain greater appreciation for their work. In our definition, "emerging writer" is someone who has not yet written a novel or anthology of shortsh stories with a large or independant publishing house and who is not currently under a publishing house agreement for a book of literature.
Many thanks to all who submitted their applications for the 2018 scholarship. The 2017 NYC Emerging Writers Fellow were waren Amna Ahmad, Charlotte Crowe, Dana Czapnik, Erik Hoel, Andrew Mangan, Crystal Powell, Maud Streep, Alexandra Tanner et Hubert Vigilla. To see the videos of the scholars who will read their work in October 2017, click here.
The 2016 NYC Emerging Writers Fellow were Daniel DiStefano, Marie Holmes, Kay Iguh, Swati Khurana, Hafeez Lakhani, Danny Lorberbaum, Zulma Ortiz-Fuentes, Dan Sheehan and Erin Somers. To see the videos of the scholars who will read their work in October 2016, click here. To see the videos of the scholars who will read their work in October 2015, click here.
To see the videos of the scholars who will read their work in October 2014, click here. To see the videos of the scholars who will read their work in September 2013, click here. Please click here for the videos of the scholarship holders who will read their work in October 2012. To see the videos of the scholars who will read their work in October 2011, click here.