Tuesday, 27 May 2014

The Mark Twain House "Royal Nonesuch" Humor Writing Contest - DEADLINE: 30 July 2014.


The Mark Twain House "Royal Nonesuch" Humor Writing Contest FIRST PRIZE: $1,000.00. ENTRY FEE: $22.00. WRITING CONTEST WEBSITE  

The mission of The Mark Twain House & Museum is to foster an appreciation of the legacy of Mark Twain as one of our nation's defining cultural figures. Submit 10,000 words (or fewer) of any original work of humor writing. 

All submissions must be made in English. Recognizing that Samuel Clemens (aka: Mark Twain) began writing at an early age and to encourage other young authors, the judges welcome submissions for two categories: Adult (age 18 and over at time of submission) at $22 per submission, and Young Author (age 17 and under at time of submission) at $12 per submission. PRIZES (winners in both categories): 1st Prize: $1,000 (Adult & Young Author) 2nd Prize: $500 (Adult & Young Author) 3rd Prize: $250 (Adult & Young Author) Submissions will be judged by award-winning Mark Twain House staff writers and scholars. 


Winners will be notified by September 5, 2014. About: The Mark Twain House & Museum operates as a non-profit 501(c)(3) foundation. 


Mark Twain built the house in 1874 and lived here with his wife and children until 1891.

The Mark Twain House "Royal Nonesuch" Humor Writing Contest

 FIRST PRIZE: $1,000.00. ENTRY FEE: $22.00. 

Check The Website for further information and to submit.

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