August 1, 2016
ATTN: NEWS/ARTS EDITORS
RE: STATEWIDE WRITERS’ CONTEST
FROM: BRAINERD WRITERS’ ALLIANCE
Calling all Minnesota writers!!
There is still time to enter the 2016 Brainerd Writers Alliance writing contest. Categories include fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry. Writing must not exceed 2500 words. Poetry is limited to 40 lines. Entry fee is $15 allowing you to enter one piece in each of the writing categories and up to 3 poems. Submissions must be original, unpublished and not previously awarded. Submission guidelines:
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE TYPED! Submit two (2) copies of each entry. Do NOT put your name on the entries. Title, word count & category go on the top left corner of each entry. Entries are to be double spaced (single or double for poetry); 12 pt Times New Roman or similar font. Handwritten submissions will not be accepted.
Include a cover sheet with name, address, phone number, email address and list of entry titles with categories & word count.
Mail entries to: BWA Writers Contest, 11767 Pepperidge Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401 by August 24, 2016.
Winners receive cash prizes and are invited to read their entries at BWA’s Fall Writers Festival October 29st at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd.