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The Bush Library building is closed until further notice, but our library staff and many services can still be accessed remotely, and many of our resources can be accessed or requested electronically.
Student guide to conducting research remotely
This faculty guide will help instructors discover services and resources while our library building is closed.
"Duotrope is a subscription-based service for writers that offers an extensive, searchable database of current fiction, poetry, and non-fiction markets, a calendar of upcoming deadlines, submissions trackers, and useful statistics compiled from the millions of data points we've gathered on the publishers we list."
Hamline is currently not able to offer this service. Annual subscription for individuals is $50/year.
"NewPages.com is news, information, and guides to literary magazines, independent publishers, creative writing programs, alternative periodicals, indie bookstores, writing contests, and more."
"Browse the most recent calls for submissions, writing contests, writing conferences and events, and writing program information."
Poets and Writers Magazine: Upcoming Writing Contests
"The Grants & Awards database includes details about the writing contests we've published in Poets & Writers Magazine during the past year. We carefully review the practices and policies of each contest before including it. Ours is the most trusted resource for legitimate writing contests available anywhere."
Top 50 Literary Magazines
As one of the faculty writers put it, "Who knows, truly, what the top fifty are?" But it's one place that can help give you fifty places to submit your work.
Are you a GLS student? There's a FREE copy of this for you at the GLS House. It comes out every 2 months. Contest/award info is in the back of the publication. A publication of the AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs).
Make your self-published book available through a library: SELF-e
"SELF-e, created by Library Journal in collaboration with BiblioBoard®
, offers self-published and independent authors the opportunity to upload their ebooks, expand their readership, and reach new audiences through public libraries. Future Library Journal curated collections will include approximately 200 selections from specific genres at launch and, as more titles are selected, SELF-e Select will continue to grow over time making each module an evolving content set. The titles are submitted by authors from across the United States and internationally, and include many already-established indie authors such as 2014 Dayton Literary Peace Prize nominee Christine Horner, and popular children’s and YA writer Kristen Otte." Includes an annual competition/prize: $1000, plus a review in Library Journal, promotion, and recognition.