SIMON451: NOVEL-WRITING CONTEST FOR STUDENTS
Simon451, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, is pleased to announce a writing contest for students. Submissions must fall in one of the following categories: science fiction, fantasy, horror, supernatural fiction, superhero fiction, utopian or dystopian fiction, apocalyptic or post-apocalyptic fiction, or alternate history in literature. We are looking for full-length novels only; novellas and short stories will not be considered.
The contest is open to legal residents of the United States who are at least eighteen years of age and are currently enrolled in college at the undergraduate or graduate level, and who possess a student ID card valid as of February 2014.
The submission period runs from February 1, 2014–March 15, 2014, during which entrants are asked to provide a 250-word synopsis and the first fifty pages of their novel via the online entry form in accordance with the full contest guidelines. Complete contest rules and guidelines can be found here.
Ten finalists will be chosen and contacted by April 15, 2014, at which time they will be asked to submit their complete novels for consideration. The winner will receive a publishing contract with Simon451 and a trip to ComicCon in New York City to participate in the public launch of the imprint.
For any further information about the Simon451 imprint, please contact Cary Goldstein, VP/Executive Director of Publicity of Simon & Schuster:
cary.goldsteinATsimonandschusterDOTcom (Change AT to @ and DOT to .)
For questions regarding contest details, please contact:
Simon451ATsimonandschusterDOTcom (Change AT to @ and DOT to .)
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