Tennessee Williams/ New Orleans Literary Festival/Contests

20 June 2010

It’s a big year at the Tennessee Williams/ New Orleans Literary Festival as we get ready to celebrate our 25th anniversary and the 100th birthday of Tennessee Williams. We’re excited to announce our first ever poetry contest in addition to our 2011 fiction and one-act play contests.

2011 Fiction Contest

Judge: Robert Olen Butler
Grand Prize
$1500
Domestic airfare (up to $500) and French Quarter accommodations to attend the 2011 Festival in New Orleans
VIP All-Access Festival Pass ($500 value)
Public reading at the 2011 Festival (25th anniversary: March 23-27)
Publication in Bayou
Top Ten Finalists
Names will appear on website. Finalists will also receive a panel pass ($60 value) to attend the 2011 Festival.
Submit unpublished short stories up to 7,000 words. Unlimited entries per person.
Deadline: November 15, 2010
**For eligibility and full guidelines see our contest page: www.tennesseewilliams.net/contests

2011 One-Act Play Contest

Grand Prize:
$1,500
Staged reading at the 2011 Festival (25th anniversary: March 23-27)
Full production at the 2012 Festival
VIP All-Access Festival pass for 2011 and 2012 ($1,000 value)
Publication in Bayou
Top Ten Finalists
Names will appear on website. Finalists will also receive a panel pass ($60 value) to attend the 2011 Festival
Submit unpublished, never publicly performed one-act plays up to one hour in length.
Deadline: November 1, 2010
**For eligibility and full guidelines see our contest page: www.tennesseewilliams.net/contests

First Annual Poetry Contest

Judge: Louisiana Poet Laureate Darrell Bourque

Grand Prize:
$1,000
VIP All Access Pass ($500 value) for the “CenTENNial” Festival: our 25th anniversary Festival and the 100th birthday celebration of Tennessee Williams: March 23—27, 2011
Publication in Louisiana Cultural Vistas magazine
Public Reading at the 2011 Festival
Top Ten Finalists
Names will appear on website. Finalists will also receive a panel pass ($60 value) to attend the 2011 Festival.
Submit 2-4 unpublished poems of any style or theme with a combined length of up to 400 lines. Unlimited entries per person.
Deadline: August 15, 2010 (postmark).
**For eligibility and full guidelines see our contest page: www.tennesseewilliams.net/contests

Writing contests for playwrights, poets and short story writers. Big prizes! www.tennesseewilliams.net/contests

CenTENNial celebration: March 23-27, 2011
25th anniversary Festival & the 100th birthday of Tennessee Williams!
Celebrate with us!

Support the arts and enjoy all the great perks of being a Friend of Tennessee. Join at: www.tennesseewilliams.net/friends

Sign up for Festival e-news:
www.tennesseewilliams.net

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans
Literary Festival
938 Lafayette Street, Suite 514
New Orleans, LA 70113
504-581-1144

Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: