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A prize of $3,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to the Writer's Digest Conference in August in New York City to meet with editors and agents is given annually for a poem, a short story, or an essay. Prizes of $1,000 each are also given for a work in each genre. Submit a poem of up to 32 lines, a story of up to 4,000 words, or an essay of up to 2,000 words by June 3. The entry fee for poetry is $15 ($10 for each additional poem) before May 5, and $20 thereafter. The entry fee for prose is $25 ($20 for each additional entry) before May 5, and $30 thereafter. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.
Writer's Digest, Annual Writing Competition, 10151 Carver Road, Suite 200, Blue Ash, OH 45242. (715) 445-4612, ext. 13430.
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Writing - 06/03/2000