The postmark deadline for the 2011 Blanchan & Doubleday writing awards is Oct. 29, 2010.
The competition is open to Wyoming residents only, 18 or older.
The Neltje Blanchan Award, $1,000, is given for the best poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or script which is informed by a relationship with the natural world.
The Frank Nelson Doubleday Award, $1,000, is given for the best poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or script written by a woman author.
Ohio fiction writer and poet Jeanne Bryner has agreed to serve as the juror for this year’s competition.
Printable applications are available at the Wyoming Arts Council web site.
FMI: Mike Shay at 307-777-5234