20 April 2011

Annual Women Who Write International Poetry and Short Prose Contest

Post date: 20 April 2011
Deadline: 30 June 2011

Entry Guidelines

* Open to women writers 18 or older.
* Women Who Write will retain one-time publication rights, after which, all rights revert back to author.
* Entry must be previously unpublished.
* Prose limit 3,000 words.
* Each poem or story must include a cover page with title of work, author name, address, home phone number, and valid e-mail address (if applicable).
* To identify each page of your work, use the title set in the header along with the page number. For example: This is my Title - 1
* Other formatting:

o Prose and Poetry

+ Microsoft Word .doc format
+ Times New Roman font, size 14
+ Double-spaced

o Prose Only

+ text justified
+ indent paragraphs one tab
+ double-spaced
+ no extra space between paragraphs
+ only one space after period at end of sentence
+ default on all other MS Word settings

* $10 entry fee for each poem or story submitted.
* Postmark deadline: June 30, 2011
* Winners will be notified by mail or e-mail in August.
* Members of Women Who Write are ineligible.
* Submissions will not be returned.

Send entries and entry fee to:

Women Who Write
P.O. Box 6167
Louisville, KY 40206

Awards and Recognition:

Short prose and poetry winners receive:
  • First Place..........$150 and five copies of the current anthology
  • Second Place.....$100 and five copies of the current anthology
  • Third Place..........$75 and five copies of the current anthology
Winners' work is published in Calliope, Women Who Write's annual anthology. Winners read their poetry and selections from their stories at the awards program.

Contact Information:

For inquiries: info@womenwhowrite.com

For submissions: Women Who Write, P.O. Box 6167, Louisville, KY 40206

Website: http://www.womenwhowrite.com
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