"meet the authors" (fiction or nonfiction) contest: Writers Workshop of Asheville
- 2nd Annual Meet the Authors Writing Contest
E.L. DOCTOROW and PETER MATTHIESSEN in NY
FIRST PRIZE: $500, or an all-expenses-paid trip to meet the authors, Sept. 9-10
SECOND PRIZE: $300, or meet the authors. Accommodation provided.
THIRD PRIZE: $200, or meet the authors.
Ten Honorable Mentions
Contest winners are eligible for a free trip to New York to personally meet National Book Award-winning authors E.L. Doctorow and Peter Matthiessen. The winners will also receive autographed books by the authors - or, may opt for a combined $1,000 in cash prizes instead of the trip. In addition, ten Honorable Mentions will receive recognition.
Deadline: postmarked by August 5th, 2008.
Submit an unpublished story (fiction or creative non-fiction), of twenty-five pages or less. Pages should be paper clipped. Your name, address, email, phone and title of work should also appear on a cover sheet. Double-space; use 12 point font.
The entry fee is $25 per story, or $20 for Workshop members. Multiple entries are accepted. Enclose legal size self-sealing SASE for critique and list of winners. Do not use Fedex, certified mail, etc.
Please make check or money order payable to The Writers' Workshop, and mail to: Author's Contest, 387 Beaucatcher Road, Asheville, NC 28805.
Electronic submission may be sent to WritersW(at)gmail.com (replace (at) with @)
with "Author's Contest" in the subject line. The entry fee is payable online at
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