Taking Five with Laurie Steed

Writer Laurie Steed answers five quick questions for AWM about the key elements of a short story and his tips on pitching to publications (research, research, research). Keep an eye out for Laurie’s forthcoming novel You Belong Here. Laurie Steed is the author of the forthcoming novel You Belong Here, and winner of the 2013 Patricia Hackett Prize for … Continue reading »

Overland Short Story Prize For New and Emerging Writers

Overland is on the hunt for new literary voices with submissions for their Emerging Writers Short Story prize closing at the end of August. With a first prize of $6000 and two runners-up prizes of $1000, it’s a fabulous opportunity for any emerging writer. Details and competition guidelines are available now on the Overland website, … Continue reading »