• Nevada Resources for Writers

    Here you’ll find a collection of resources for writers in Nevada, from conferences to local critique groups to literary magazines. If you live in Nevada, these are some organizations you might want to check out:



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    Black Mountain Institute

    An international literary center dedicated to promoting discourse on today’s most pressing issues. It provides an environment where creative writers and scholars can fight against entrenched perspectives, whatever their political or cultural source.


    Brushfire Journal

    Brushfire is Nevada’s oldest literary and arts journal, based at the University of Nevada, Reno.


    Interim Magazine

    Interim is a biannual creative writing publication that features poetry, translation, belles lettres, short fiction and book reviews.


    Northern Nevada Writing Project

    Provides professional development and leadership opportunities for teachers and administrators interested in both improving and celebrating student writing.


    Red Rock Review

    A nonprofit biannual journal dedicated to publishing quality writing. Red Rock Review invites submissions of fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry from both established and emerging writers.


    Sierra Nevada Review

    An annual literary magazine published in May featuring poetry and short fiction.


    Southern Nevada Writing Project

    Committed to designing and delivering the highest quality professional experiences in an effort to improve and transform the teaching of writing.


    Squaw Valley Workshop

    Every summer for over 40 years, the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley has brought together poets, prose writers and screenwriters for weeks of workshops, individual conferences, lectures, panels, readings and discussions of the craft and the business of writing.



    A literary journal dedicated to poetry, short fiction and creative nonfiction.


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