Archive for May 13th, 2010

THE OAXACA INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE COMPETITION

13 May 2010

The competition is dedicated to providing a forum for the writer to display their talents. For the relationship between cinema and literature has always been closely intertwined. It has proved on the whole a successful symbiosis, a relationship that remains to this day as inextricable as it is fruitful.

THE 2010 OAXACA INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE COMPETION AGAVE AWARD FOR LITERATURE
*Will be awarded to two works of literature selected by the committee-One in English and one in Spanish.

The author(s) will be awarded the following:
– $1,500 US Dollars in prize Money
– The AGAVE award
– Festival Reading
– Publication in a special commemorative book of a collection of shorts limited to the top 10 authors from the competition
– Syndicated International Press Release announcement
– A complete travel package to and from the Festival

HURRY TO SUBMIT YOUR STORY. SUBMISSIONS ARE LIMITED To 1000 ENTRIES AND THE DEADLINE IS JULY 31, 2010

Submit your project prior to JUNE 10, 2010 and receive a 30% early registration discount!

Visit http://www.oaxacafilmfest.com/eng/lit.htm for details on how to enter!

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TOM HOWARD/JOHN H. REID POETRY CONTEST

13 May 2010

Eighth year.

Ten cash prizes totaling $5,550. Top prize $3,000.

Submit poems in any style or genre. Both published and unpublished work accepted. Winning entries published online.

Entry fee is $7 for every 25 lines, payable to Winning Writers.

Postmark deadline: September 30.

Judges: John H. Reid, Dee C. Konrad.

Submit online or mail to:
Winning Writers
Attn: Tom Howard Poetry Contest
351 Pleasant Street, PMB 222
Northampton, MA 01060.

Winning Writers is one of the “101 Best Websites for Writers” (Writer’s Digest, 2005-2010).

More information: www.winningwriters.com/tompoetry

MARGARET REID POETRY CONTEST FOR TRADITIONAL VERSE

13 May 2010

Seventh year

Ten cash prizes totaling $5,550. Top prize $3,000.

Submit poems in traditional verse forms, such as sonnets and free verse. Winning entries published online. Both published and unpublished work accepted.

Entry fee is $7 for every 25 lines, payable to Winning Writers.

Postmark deadline: June 30.

Judges: John H. Reid, Dee C. Konrad.

Submit online or mail to:
Winning Writers
Attn: Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
351 Pleasant Street, PMB 222
Northampton, MA 01060.

Winning Writers is one of the “101 Best Websites for Writers” (Writer’s Digest, 2005-2010).

More information: www.winningwriters.com/margaret

WAR POETRY CONTEST

13 May 2010

Last Call for Entries!
WAR POETRY CONTEST
Ninth year.

Fifteen cash prizes totaling $5,000. Top prize $2,000.

Submit 1-3 unpublished poems on the theme of war, up to 500 lines in all. Winning entries published online. Sponsored by Winning Writers, one of the “101 Best Websites for Writers” (Writer’s Digest, 2005-2010).

$15 entry fee, payable to Winning Writers.

Postmark deadline: May 31.

Final judge: Jendi Reiter.

Include cover sheet with contact information. No name on poems.

Submit online or mail to:
Winning Writers
Attn: War Poetry Contest
351 Pleasant Street, PMB 222
Northampon, MA 01060.

More information: www.winningwriters.com/war