Monthly Archives: March 2016

Black Orchid Novella Award

The Black Orchid Novella Award is co-sponsored by the Wolfe Pack, the literary society that celebrates all things Nero Wolfe (Rex Stout’s fictional detective) and Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine. The deadline is May 31, 2016. The Black Orchid Novella Award … Continue reading

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Poetry Has Value! Submit to Paying Markets!

I came across the “Poetry Has Value” movement some time ago, and would love to encourage poets in our program to join it by only submitting their poems to journals that pay. This blog post  has details, and here is a … Continue reading

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Scholarship for Mystery Writers

If any of you are interested in writing mysteries, you should apply for this scholarship. Thanks to David Rich for the heads up! The Leon B. Burstein/MWA-NY Scholarship for Mystery Writing

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Residency Requests

Folks, if in the last couple of months you have offered me an idea for a workshop, lecture, panel, or something else for the August residency, and I said “Great idea! Remind me in a few weeks,” now is the … Continue reading

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Help a Program Out

Folks, if you haven’t done so already, do the program a favor and like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and share Housatonic Book Award announcements liberally!

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Housatonic Book Awards

The Housatonic Book Awards are now accepting nominations for 2016 in Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and YA (fiction or nonfiction). Books published in 2014 and 2015 are eligible in Fiction, and books published in 2015 are eligible in all other categories. … Continue reading

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Intern/Assistant Opportunity

If any of you are trying to figure out what you want to do for your internship: Daniel Asa Rose is looking for an intern/assistant to help with “trying to coordinate my books on amazon, get tweeting on a regular … Continue reading

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