Programs and Communities:
This guide connects you to the submission guidelines for hundreds of online and print journals, and also has links to contests, agents, and publishers.”
The Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP)
This site has searchable guides to graduate creative writing programs, writers’ conferences and centers, and contests.
This site has info about literary journals, independent publishers, creative writing programs, writing contests, and much more.
This site provides artists with a networking community in order for artists to meet and critique one another.
Create a free account at http://www.agentquery.com/ to search this organization’s directory of artists’ residencies–places that host writers and artists for short or long-term stays in order to let them focus on their work in a supportive environment.
This is an online, searchable database of agents representing all genres of writing; it also has some guidance on how to write an effective query letter.