International Writers' Collective

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9 free publishing opportunities for May & June

There’s a little something for everyone in our diverse round-up of open calls and contests with deadlines in May and …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff16 May 2024

Writing to understand one’s self and others

Kathryn Stucki speaks about what she gets from writing, her initial fears about signing up for a course, and the most valuable thing she's learnedRead More

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10 places to submit in April

Do you have a stockpile of pieces that are not quite ready for submission? Sometimes, what we need is a …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff14 April 2024

Finding your writing kin

Poetry teacher Wende Crowe shares her daily writing practice, her thoughts on community, and what she wished she knew when she first started writing.Read More

Profile PhotoLaura Wetherington11 April 2024

Invite to our spring student and faculty reading

Join us for our Spring Student and Faculty Reading on Saturday 20 April 2024, 19:30 to 21:00 at Perdu, Kloveniersburgwal …Read More

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Practicing poetry in conversation with others

Laura Wetherington was lucky. She found her love of poetry early thanks to some great teachers. At ten, she wrote …Read More

Profile PhotoWende Crow21 March 2024

Seven magazines open for spring submissions

These magazines don’t require a submission fee and have reasonable response times. All are open now and quite a few …Read More

Profile PhotoWende Crow21 March 2024

Submissions open for our spring reading

We’re delighted to be hosting another student and faculty reading on Saturday, 20 April 2024 at Perdu in Amsterdam. It’s …Read More

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8 themed calls and contests for spring

Themed journals and contests can inspire new work or help you find the perfect home for an existing piece. For …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff16 February 2024

Canadian magazines that publish international writers

Our mammoth list of Canadian literary magazines that welcome fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction from emerging writers around the world.Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff20 December 2023

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