Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Writing Competition: Great Plains Emerging Writer Prize

The Great Plains Emerging Writer Prize, from the Great Plains Writers’ Conference at South Dakota State University, is given annually to a writer of the Great Plains region who has not yet published a book, but whose work and career shows exceptional promise.
* The winner will receive a $1000 honorarium and a featured reading at the conference in Brookings, SD in March, 2014, as well as land travel and lodging. 
* Manuscripts will be judged anonymously by the GPWC committee.

* All genres open; include a maximum of 15 pages of poetry or hybrid-genre work, or a maximum of 20 pages of fiction, nonfiction, drama, or screenplay.

* Work submitted may be previously published, but must be stripped of all information identifying the author or the venue.

* Postmark deadline November 15, 2013.

* Entry fee $15, payable to SDSU / Great Plains Writers’ Conference. Mail to:
English Department 
South Dakota State University, Box 504 (SSB 014) 
Brookings, SD 57007

For queries, contact:

stevenDOTwingateATsdstateDOTedu (Change AT to @ and DOT to .)

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