Upcoming Events

Do you know of a writing conference in your area or an open call for submissions that would would be of interest to LDS writers? If so, please email the information and link(s) to me to be included in next month’s post. Event posts go live on the last Friday of each month.

Note: This listing does not constitute an endorsement by LDS Publisher. It’s for your information only.


Writing Conferences

Conduit 23 (Speculative Writing)
May 24-26, 2013 • Salt Lake City
Cost: $35 (?)
More info at: http://conduit-sf.com/

Writers@Work Conference
June 5-9, 2013 • Alta Lodge, Utah
More info at: http://www.writersatwork.org/wp/?page_id=747

Writing & Illustrating for Young Readers
June 17-21, 2013 • Sandy, Utah
Cost: Dependent upon what you sign up to attend.
More info at: http://www.wifyr.com/index.php

Teen Writers Conference
June 22, 2013 • Weber State University, Utah
For ages 13 to 19 only!
More info at: http://www.teenwritersconference.org/index.html

iWriteNetwork Summer Workshop
July 12 – 13, 2013 • Orem, University Mall
Cost: $35 for 1 day; $60 for 2 days
More info at: http://www.iwritenetwork.com/ (top of right sidebar)

Heart of the West Romance Writers Conference
October 11 & 12, 2013 • Silver Baron Lodge, Deer Valley, UT
Theme: Making Our Mark on the Writing World
More info at: http://www.utahrwa.com/HOWConference.html

League of Utah Writers Roundup
September 13-14, 2013 • Salt Lake City, UT
More info at: http://www.luwriters.org/roundup.html


Call for Submissions/Writing Competitions

2nd Annual WUFC Writing Contest: the Drive to Thrive
Needed: Fiction short stories or partial novels, all genres. Non-Fiction memoir, essay, editorial. Max word 4,000 words. Winners published in anthology. They are also looking for volunteer judges, editors, proofreaders, etc.
Entry Fee: $30 per submission; no limit.
Submission Deadline: August 15, 2013 (I think)
More info at: http://writersunitetofightcancer.com/

Flagship Magazine (FlyingIslandPress.com)
Needed: Sci-fi and Fantasy Short stories (2,000 – 7,000 words), with a positive spin. They pay $25 per story.
Submission deadline: Ongoing
More info at: http://flyingislandpress.com/submission-guidelines/



Whitney Awards Gala
May 11, 2013 • Provo Marriott Hotel, Provo, UT
$35.00. Tickets required.
More info at: