The Writers’ Workshop of Asheville, N.C. is sponsoring the following contests. Any writer may enter, regardless of residence or experience. For more info, visit our website at: www.twwoa.org.
23rd ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST Deadline: Postmarked by March 30, 2012
All work must be unpublished. Each poem should not exceed two pages. Multiple entries are accepted.
Your name, address, phone, e-mail and title of work should also appear on a separate cover sheet. The
entry fee is $25 for every 3 poems. All entries receive comments from the judges. Enclosed self-sealing
SASE for comments and winners’ list, and mail to: Poetry Contest, 387 Beaucatcher Road, Asheville,
N.C. 28805. Emailed submissions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org ”Poetry Contest” in the subject.
Entry fee is payable online at www.twwoa.org.
HARD TIMES WRITING CONTEST Deadline: Postmarked by June 30, 2012
Write about a difficult experience in your life, how you overcame this obstacle, and how you were changed by it. Winning stories will be chosen for originality and creative writing style. Stories should be previously unpublished, and should not exceed 5,000 words (double-spaced, 12 point font.) Multiple entries are accepted. Your name, address, email, phone and title of work should also appear on a cover sheet. Enclose a self-addressed, self-sealing stamped envelope for critique and list of winners, and the reading fee of $25 (or $20 for Workshop members) per entry. Please make check or money order payable to Writers’ Workshop, and send to: Hard Times Contest, 387 Beaucatcher Road. Asheville, N.C. 28805. Emailed submissions may be sent to email@example.com, with “Hard Times Contest” in the subject. Entry fee is payable online at www.twwoa.org.
The awards for all contests are:
1st PLACE: Your choice of a 3 night stay at the Mountain Muse B&B in Asheville; or 3 free workshops
(online or in person); or 100 pages line-edited and revised by our editorial staff.
2nd PLACE: 2 night stay at the B&B; or 2 free workshops; or 50 pages line-edited and revised by our editorial staff.
3rd PLACE: One free workshop, or 25 pages line-edited and revised by our editorial staff.
In addition, ten Honorable Mentions will also be given.
Young Writers’ Contests are posted at our website, www.twwoa.org.