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Monday, January 24, 2011

Have a Great Story? I'll be the Judge of That!

Do you have a short work that you think is great? Something ready for prime time? I’ll be the judge of that.

No, really. I’m one of the fiction judges for the 2011 Maryland Writers’ Association Short Works Contest. Enter your best work—but act fast! The deadline is February 6. Here are details from the MWA.

Short Works Contest


Deadline: February 6, 2011


The goal of this contest is to encourage and recognize outstanding writing in short fiction, short non-fiction and poetry. The contest is open to original, unpublished fiction and non-fiction of less than 3,000 words, or poetry of less than 50 lines, written in English.


Judges:

Fiction: Lalita Naronha, Jen Michalski, Eric D. Goodman; Nonfiction: Tom Horton, Marita Golden, Lauren Davis; Poetry: Barbara Morrison, Cliff Lynn, Shirley Brewer, and Doug Mowbray


Fees: $10 for MWA members; $15 for non-members

Prizes:

First in each category: $150 and free attendance at April's MWA Annual Writers Conference;
Second: $100;
Third: $75.

Each winner and one guest are invited to a Writing Awards celebration in conjunction with the April 2011 Maryland Writers Conference.


Complete submission guidelines can be found at http://marylandwriters.org/contest2011-shortworks.html.

Questions may be submitted to shortworks@marylandwriterscontest.com.

Good luck!

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