Abroad Writers' Conference Literary Contest--deadline Feb 15

Abroad Writers’ Conference (www.abroad- crwf.com) is announcing its annual 2009 literary contest.

Contest winners in the categories of fiction/non- fiction and poetry will have their work published inthe journal Driftwood.

Contest Deadline: February 15, 2009

Winners will be announced on: March 15, 2009

Poetry Judge: PATRICIA SMITH, National Book Award Finalist in Poetry.

Fiction/Non- Fiction Judge: JOAN SILBER, National Book Award Finalist in fiction and PEN/HEMINGWAY Award winner.

First-place will receive full tuition to our conference (value, $2,750 shared room); Second-place winners $250.00; and, third-place $50.00.


Poems in English up to 60 lines, not previously published, on any subject may be submitted. Each poem (judged separately) typed on an 8½ x 11-inch sheet. Fee: $25.00, for a group of 5 poems are allowed per submission. A list of winners will be posted on our Web site.

Short Story:

Stories must be: unpublished, in English, 5,000 words or less, double spaced, numbered and your name on the front page. Please secure stories. Fee: $25.00 per submission.

Mailing Instructions:

1. Please indicate on your envelope which contest you're entering: Poetry or Short-Story.

2. Enclose an index card with your name, address, phone number and email address.

3. Enclose a $25.00 check, money order, cash or Paypal. If you're interested in paying by Paypal, I'll need to send you a Paypal bill because I removed=2
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Mail to:

Abroad Writer's Conference

P.O. Box 368 Westfield, MA 01085

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