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  • aejos
    Short Story and Poetry Winners Published and $500 Prize! http://www.centralcoastwriters.org/ccw/contests.htm The two winners of the Central Coast Writers
    Message 1 of 5 , Nov 5, 2010
      Short Story and Poetry Winners Published and $500 Prize!
      http://www.centralcoastwriters.org/ccw/contests.htm

      The two winners of the Central Coast Writers Branch Spring 2011 Writing Contest will each receive $500 and have their work published (print and online) in the Spring 2011 Homestead Review produced by Hartnell College. *Winning entries also will be published on this Web site.

      2011 Spring Contest Rules

      Eligibility: Open to all work not previously published. Simultaneous submissions allowed, but you must notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. Our contest is open to all writers — you do not need to be a member of CCW to enter.

      Entry Fee: Short stories: $15 non-member / $9 member per story. Poetry: $5 non-member / $3 member per poem. Make your check payable to Central Coast Writers.

      Multiple Entries: Enter as many times as you wish, with separate fee for each entry.

      Maximum Length: Short story: 4,000 words. Poetry: no restriction.

      Submission Period: September 15, 2010 through January 15, 2011 (by postmark). Note: Entries postmarked before or after submission period will be returned.

      Submit to: CCW Writing Contest, P.O. Box 997, Pacific Grove, CA 93950. Please note: Do not send your only copy. Entries will not be returned.

      Format:

      Typed, white 8½ x 11 paper, single-sided, numbered pages, with title only (not your name) on upper left corner of all pages.
      Short stories must be double-spaced. Poetry should be formatted as you want it to appear.
      We prefer staples over paper clips for stories and for poems longer than a page.
      Include a separate, single cover sheet for short stories and a single cover sheet for poetry. The cover sheet(s) must include the title(s) of your entry, your name, address, email address, phone number, and word count for short stories.
      On your cover sheet, please let us know how you heard about our contest (website, magazine ad, newsletter, flyer, friend, etc.).
      Notification: Winners will be notified by March 31, 2011 and announced in Scribbles, the Central Coast Writers' on-line newsletter.

      * Note: All contest entries will be considered for publication.

      Email Questions to <ccw-contests(at)comcast.net> (replace (at) with @)
    • crwropps@aol.com
      The Central Coast Writers (a branch of the California Writers Club) Spring 2011 Writing Contest Poetry and Short Story Winners Published and $500! Winners will
      Message 2 of 5 , Dec 5, 2010
        The Central Coast Writers
        (a branch of the California Writers Club)

        Spring 2011 Writing Contest

        Poetry and Short Story Winners Published and $500!

        Winners will get $500 each and will be published (print and on-line) in
        the 2011 Homestead Review (Hartnell College – Salinas)

        Winning entries also published on CCW Web site,
        www.centralcoastwriters.org.

        (Note: All contest entries will be considered for publication in
        Homestead Review.)

        Finalist judges: Maria Garcia Teutsch (poetry), editor-in-chief for
        both Ping-Pong magazine and the Homestead Review, and J. Roderick Clark
        (fiction), publisher and editor of Rosebud magazine (www.rsbd.net).

        Contest Rules (Also see: www.centralcoastwriters.org)

        Eligibility: Open to all work not previously published. Simultaneous
        submissions allowed, but you must notify us immediately if your work is
        accepted elsewhere. Our contest is open to all writers—you do not need
        to be a member of CCW to enter.

        Entry Fee: Short stories: $15 per story. Poetry: $5 per poem.

        Multiple Entries: You may enter many times with separate fee for each
        entry.

        Maximum Length: Short story: 4,000 words. Poetry: no restriction.

        Submission Period: September 15, 2010 through January 15, 2011 (by
        postmark).
        Note: Entries postmarked before or after submission period will be
        returned.

        Submit to: CCW Writing Contest, P.O. Box 997, Pacific Grove, CA 93950.
        Make Check payable to Central Coast Writers. Please note: Entries will
        not be returned.

        Format: Typed, white 8½ x 11 paper, single-sided, numbered pages, with
        title only (not your name) on upper left corner of all pages. Short
        stories must be double-spaced. Poetry should be formatted as you want
        it to appear. We prefer staples over paper clips for stories and for
        poems longer than a page. Include a separate, single cover sheet for
        short stories and a single cover sheet for poetry. The cover sheet(s)
        must include the title(s) of your entry, your name, address, email
        address, phone number, and word count for short stories. On cover
        sheet, please let us know how you heard about our contest (website,
        magazine ad, newsletter, flyer, friend, etc.).

        Notification: Winners will be notified by March 31, 2011 and announced
        in Scribbles, the Central Coast Writers’ newsletter.

        Questions: E-mail <ccw-contests(at)comcast.net> (replace (at) with @ in
        sending e-mail)
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