Saturday, October 24, 2009

2010 WFNB Literary Competition DEADLINE: Postmarked by November 30, 2009

Individual poems / Short fiction / Non-Fiction



Individual Poems 100 lines maximum
Short Fiction 4000 words maximum
Non-Fiction 3000 words maximum
Entry fee: $15 WFNB members / $20 non-members
Prizes: 1st - $150, 2nd - $75, 3rd - $50

Children’s Literature

2500 words maximum
Works written for children aged 4 - 8
Entry fee: $15 WFNB members / $20 non-members
Prizes 1st - $150, 2nd - $75, 3rd -$50


THE SHEREE FITCH PRIZE FOR FICTION

4000 words maximum
Open to youth, 14-18 years of age as of Jan. 1, 2010
Entry Fee: Free for members, $5 non-members
Prizes: 1st - $100, 2nd - $50, 3rd - $25



THE RICHARDS PRIZE - $500

For a collection of short stories, a short novel, or a substantial portion of a longer novel (not to exceed 30,000 words). Work must be unpublished although some individual stories may have been previously published.
Manuscript Entry Fee: $35



THE ALFRED G. BAILEY PRIZE - $500

For poetry manuscripts not previously published, in whole or in part, in book/chapbook form (individual poems published or accepted for publication in periodicals may be included).
Length - at least 48 pages. Manuscript Entry Fee: $35

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