Memoirs Ink. Contests

18 May 2009

Memoirs, Ink. Annual Personal Essay Contest

Memoirs Ink’s Annual Personal Essay Contest. We’re looking for memoirs, personal essays, or creative non-fiction stories on any topic. 3000 words max. Prizes: $1000, $500, $250 + publication. Entry fee $17. Deadline: August 15, 2009 postmark. Late deadline: August 31, 2009 postmark (additional $5 fee). Full guidelines here:

Memoirs, Ink. Elements Writing Contest

Memoirs, Ink. Elements Writing Contest. Please submit a short personal essay, creative non-fiction, poemoir or vignette that has to do with one of these elements—water, fire, earth, or air/wind/space. It can be about anything, but the element must be an important part of the story. You may submit as many as you like. 750 words max. Prizes: $500, $250, $125 + publication. Each element has a different deadline: water – July 15, 2009; fire – October 15, 2009; earth – January 15, 2009; air/wind/space – April 15, 2010. Entry Fee: $10 first entry. Subsequent entries: $7. Full guidelines here:

Memoirs Ink Free Status Contest

Memoirs Ink’s free mini-memoir competition was inspired by some great lines we’ve seen on Gmail status, Facebook status, Twitter and others. Please email us your status. Prizes include publication and glory. 150 characters max. You may enter as many times as you like. Deadline: The last day of every month. Enter here:

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