Thursday, February 23, 2012

Call for entries: Wyoming Writers, Inc., annual writing contest

Wyoming Writers, Inc., 2012 Contest Instructions
Deadline: March 15, 2012

All entries
A cover page with the following information must accompany each entry:
            Category entered
            Word count (fiction and non-fiction entries)
            Author’s name, address, phone number and e-mail address (if applicable)

Must be typed on standard 8 ½ x 11 inch white paper, in standard font, 12-point.
Use standard manuscript format, one-inch margins all around.
Only the title and page number must appear on each page in header/footer; author’s name must not appear anywhere on the manuscript.
Do not staple pages together or use a cover or binder; paper clip only.
Submit two copies of each entry.
No previously published work.  All work must be original to the author.

Length limits
3000-word limit for each fiction or non-fiction entry.
40-line limit for each poem.

Poetry entries
One poem per page; maximum three poems per entry.
Each poetry entry should be listed on its own cover sheet.

General information
Keep copies of your work; entries will not be returned.
Entries that do not follow guidelines will not be eligible.
Enclose a self-addressed stamped postcard to acknowledge receipt of your entries.
Winners will be notified by mid-May.

Submission categories
Adult fiction (no horror or erotica)
Fiction for children/juveniles
Poetry: traditional
Poetry: free verse

1st place all categories— $50
2nd place all categories— $30
3rd place all categories— $20

Winners will be announced at the annual Wyoming Writers conference in early June.

Entry fees
Members— $10 per entry
Non-members— $15 per entry
Mail entries to: John D. Nesbitt, Eastern Wyoming College, 3200 West C Street, Torrington, WY  82240;

Reminder:  Deadline is March 15, 2012

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