2013 Writing Contests
Deadline: Submitted by May 1, 2013
New for 2013: All Contest Submissions will be made via the Registration Site.
You may submit one original, unpublished manuscript to the contest for each three- day workshop for which you register (#10-21). (Click here to see the conference workshops)
Fiction/Memoir/Screenplays: Up to 2,500 words total. Excerpts from longer works should include a short synopsis within that word count; excerpt need not be first chapter.
Nonfiction/Magazine articles: Up to 2,500 words. Book excerpts need not be first chapter.
Poetry: One poem up to 40 lines for each workshop.
For all submissions: Include title page with your name, address, phone, email, title of work, exact title of workshop, and word count. A header on each page must include the manuscript title, the complete title of the workshop, and page number (no name)
Entries should be double-spaced and single-sided, except for poetry and screenplay.
Note: Contest Manuscripts will not be returned.
Judges are not workshop leaders or PWC board members.
Email Dana Murray-Resente at DResente@mc3.edu
Words on the Wall Contest
Fiction Wall: any complete fiction.
Nonfiction Wall: any complete essay, op-ed, or feature.
Poetry Wall: any complete poem.
Conferees may post ONE entry to each wall (if more than one entry is posted, all entries from that conferee will be removed). Entry to be completed on one page, with title.
There are no other length, spacing or typing restrictions.
Name and address on reverse side only.
Winning entries from previous years are not eligible.
Cash prizes (not tuition prizes) are determined by popular ballot.
Ballots will be in conferee packet.
Do not submit Words on the Wall entries.