Friday, October 4, 2013

Agnes Scott Writers Festival

The English Department at Agnes Scott College invites you to participate in the 43rd annual Writers' Festival.

$500 first prize in each genre:

fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama

Submission deadline: Dec. 4, 2013

Judges: Nick Flynn, Terrance Hayes and Louisa Hill ’09

The Writers’ Festival competition is open to anyone currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program in a college or university in the state of Georgia. Finalists will appear in the festival magazine and will be invited to campus to participate in workshops by the visiting writers on March 28, 2014.

Each entrant may submit up to five poems (up to 100 lines each), two stories (up to 5,000 words each), two essays (up to 5,000 words each) and two plays (up to 30 pages).

Submit entries electronically as Microsoft Word-compatible documents to Nicole Stamant. Documents should be in standard format 12-point Times New Roman font. Author’s name should not appear in attachments. In the email, include the author’s name, address, phone number, school, categories entered and titles of all works in each category. Finalists will be notified by email in January.

For more information and full contest rules, click here.

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