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    Word & Sound International-2011 C r e a t i v e W r i t i n g C o m p e t i t i o n s Albert Anthony Foundation for Cultural Arts, Grants, & Scholarships Post
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      Word & Sound International-2011
      C r e a t i v e W r i t i n g C o m p e t i t i o n s
      Albert Anthony Foundation for Cultural Arts, Grants, & Scholarships
      Post Office Box 5464, Columbus, Mississippi 39704-5464 / 662.798.0667
      http://sites.google.com/sites/aafcags

      DEADLINE: JUNE 30
      Winners selected/notified: September 30. Winnings disbursed: December 30.
      WSI Creative Writing Competitions were created to instill new writing. Entries must be original work and neither be a previous competition winner nor previously published. Sections judged by prominent writers in the area of expertise. Prizes: 1st place-$100, 2nd place-$75, 3rd place-$50, 4th place-$25, awarded at judges' discretion. Entries are recycled after judging.

      JUDGES
      Willie Williams of Broadside Press and Sylvia McClain of ScribalPress.com

      SECTION 1 - POETRY COMPETITION
      Reading Donation: $3 per entry ($10 for up to 10 entries)
      Submit original Poems on any subject (60-lines maximum), typed/computer generated, single-spaced on 8-1/2 x 11 inch white sheets with one-inch margins and no other markings. Include line count at end.

      SECTION 2 – ESSAY COMPETITION
      Reading Donation: $4 per entry ($10 for up to 4 entries)
      Submit original Opinionated Essays on any subject (1,200 words maximum), typed/computer generated, double-spaced on 8-1/2 x 11 inch white sheets with one-inch margins and no other markings. Include word count at end.

      SECTION 3 - SHORT STORY COMPETITION
      Reading Donation: $6 per entry ($10 for up to 3 entries, $15 for up to 5 entries)
      Submit original Short Stories on any subject (1,500 words minimum), typed/computer generated, double-spaced on 8-1/2 x 11 inch white sheets with one-inch margins and no other markings. Include word count at end.

      SECTION 4 – SHORT-SHORT STORY COMPETITION
      Reading Donation: $5 per entry ($10 for up to 3 entries, $15 for up to 5 entries)
      Submit original Short-Short Stories on any subject (1,500 words maximum), typed/computer generated, double-spaced on 8-1/2 x 11 inch white sheets with one-inch margins and no other markings. Include word count at end.

      GUIDELINES
      1. Submit Cover Page, Titled Entry, Short Biography, and Self-Addressed-Stamped-Envelope (SASE) with a Check/Money Order in the appropriate Reading Donation amount payable to AAF or LROD, c/o WSI Coordinator, Post Office Box 5464, Columbus, MS 39704-5464.
      2. Cover Page contains (1.) Name/Number of Competition Section in upper left corner (i.e. Section 4 – Short-Short Story); (2.) author's Full Name, complete Mailing Address with Zip Code, Area Code & Telephone/Cell Number, and Email Address in upper right corner; and (3.) Entry Title(s) flush left. One Cover Page may be used for multiple Section entries.
      3. Short Bio (50-75 words of most interesting aspects of writer's creativity or most important points of writer's life) may be included at the bottom of the Cover Page.
      4. Entries in 2 or more Sections may be packaged in one envelope; only one SASE required. Double Spacing may be set for 1.5.
      Questions/comments/thoughts/concerns/suggestions:
      Contact WSI Competition Coordinator at aaf(at)juno.com or 662.570.8008

      (Replace (at) with @ in sending any e-mails)

      Liberty R.O. Daniels <libertydaniels1(at)juno.com>
      662.570.8008
      Word & Sound International Creative Writing Competitions
      c/o Post Office Box 5464, Columbus, Mississippi 39704-5464
      http://sites.google.com/site/libertyrodaniels
      http://sites.google.com/site/aafcags
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