Call for entries: Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards & Masters Workshop
Fiction, nonfiction, and poetry entries are now being accepted for the sixth annual Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards writing competition and Masters Workshop.
First-place winners in each category receive $1,000, second-place winners $500, and third-place winners $250. All winners earn scholarships to the March 12-13 Masters Workshop on the University of Arizona campus. The top 50 entrants are invited to attend the workshop ($300), which past participants have described as “transformative” and its faculty as “absolutely top-notch.”
The first five years’ winners will be published in Coyotes: Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards, forthcoming in 2018. Pre-orders:
mastersATtucsonfestivalofbooksDOTorg (Change AT to @ and DOT to .)
Each year’s winners will then be published.
Judges and workshop faculty for the program have included Chitra Divakaruni, Kevin Canty, Ray Gonzalez, Marilyn Nelson, Luis Alberto Urrea, and Joyce Maynard.
Deadline for entries is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31.
Entry Fee: $20.00
For more information and to submit an entry, go to our website. For questions, contact:
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Tucson Festival of Books
615 N Park, Room 101
Tucson Arizona 85721
Saturday, March 10 & Sunday, March 11, 2018
University of Arizona Campus
where words and imagination come to life