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Literary Competition

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2020 LITERARY COMPETITION FOR
CREATIVE WRITING
in
POETRY, FICTION & NON-FICTION
EXTENDED!

 

 

 
All writers are invited to submit unpublished, original manuscripts in the
categories of Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction. This competition
does not accept research projects, plays, or manuscripts with images.
 
Each category of creative writing will be grouped as follows:
 
GRADES 3-5
GRADES 6-8
GRADES 9-12
ADULT
 
There is no residency requirement.
 
Entries will be judged anonymously by a distinguished group of authors,
educators and editors. Decisions will be based on originality and quality of
expression. The decisions of the judges will be final.
 
The deadline for submission of manuscripts must be postmarked no later
than April 3, 2020. All winners will receive a cash prize presented at
the Award Ceremony, to be held on June 6, 2020 at the Fairchild Nichols Memorial Library.
 
Winning entries will be published in PenWorks. Copies of PenWorks are
available for purchase at the Award Ceremony.

Competition Rules
Application
 

 

 

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