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    Oregon Writers Colony Writing Contest, 2008 Short Stories, Both True and Imagined & The Elizabeth Bolton Poetry Contest Deadline for both contests: Entries
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      Oregon Writers Colony Writing Contest, 2008

      Short Stories, Both True and Imagined

      &

      The Elizabeth Bolton Poetry Contest

      Deadline for both contests: Entries must be postmarked no later than August 15, 2008

      http://www.oregonwriterscolony.org/contest.htm

      FUN FACTS

      All winners are invited to read from their entries at OWC Presents: The Winners.
      Entering the contests supports Oregon Writers Colony – whose mission is to support you!


      Short Stories, Both True and Imagined

      The Elizabeth Bolton Poetry Contest



      Short Story Awards:
      ~ 1st/$200, 2nd/$100, 3rd/$50, 1st Honorable Mention/Certificate of Achievement.

      ~ Additional Honorable Mentions credited in Colonygram and on OWC website.

      ~ First place winners are featured on the cover of the Colonygram.



      Poetry awards
      ~ 1st /$100, 2nd/ $ 50, 3rd/ $ 25, and Honorable Mentions credited in Colonygram and
      Website.

      ~ First, Second and Third prize poems will be published in OWC Colonygram.





      Short Story Contest Rules:
      Original, unpublished short story, fiction or nonfiction.

      Word limit: 2500 max.

      Fee per entry: $10/OWC member, $15/non-member, $10 optional fee for judges'
      constructive critiques.

      Standard manuscript format (double-spaced, one-inch margins, 12pt. Courier or Times
      Roman font)

      Title, word count and category (fiction, nonfiction) on first page.

      NO author name on story. This is an anonymous contest

      Multiple entries okay.

      One entry per submission packet

      Poetry contest rules
      Up to three poems per entry, any form or style, original and unpublished.

      Fee per entry: $10/OWC member, $15/non-member

      NO author name on poems. This is an anonymous contest

      Multiple entries okay.

      One entry (up to three poems) per submission packet.



      Include in Short Story submission packet:
      Four stapled copies of one entry. (Keep originals; entries will not be returned.)

      One business envelope -- labeled fiction or nonfiction -- with the following inside:

      ~Check for entry fee, can combine with optional critique fee.

      ~3x5 card (please no odd-sized cards) with 1. Category (fiction, nonfiction) 2. Your name,
      address, phone, email. 3. Entry title. 4. Specifically where you heard about this contest.

      5. OWC Member or non-member. 6. Critique request if you included the optional critique
      fee.

      SASP (Self-addressed stamped postcard for receipt/your piece of mind)

      # 10 SASE if you request judges' constructive critiques (mailed to you in early Oct.)

      Include in Poetry submission packet:
      Two copies of each poem. (Keep originals; entries will not be returned.)

      One business envelope with the following inside:

      ~Check for entry fee.

      ~3x5 card (please no odd-sized cards) with 1. Your name, address, phone, email. 2. Poem
      titles 3. Specifically where you heard about this contest. 4. Whether OWC Member or non-
      member.

      SASP (Self-addressed stamped postcard for receipt/your piece of mind)




      Mailing address for both contests: OWC Contest, C. Lill Ahrens, 306 NW 32nd St., Corvallis
      OR 97330.
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