Sunday 8 June 2014
Saveas Writers International Writing Competition - Deadline 23 August 2014
This year marks the centenary of the outset of the Great War and entries are invited of short works of poetry or prose written in response to any work of art associated with World War One. “Work of art” in this context can be a painting, a song, a poem, even a film or a soundtrack to a film. The interpretation of the term is entirely up to the entrant.
Poetry entries will be judged by Marilyn Donovan
Prose entries will be judged by Truda Thurai
Closing date: 23 August 2014
(entries postmarked this date will be accepted)
First Prize £50 Second Prize £30 Third Prize £20
Entry fees: £2 per poem. £3 per prose piece
Poems: maximum length 50 lines. Prose: maximum length 3,000 words
Your name must not appear on your hard copies but please include a covering letter with your name, contact details, and titles of the entries
Electronic entries to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and headed ‘poetry’ or ‘prose’
Electronic payments to be made via Paypal and to incur 50p administration charge
Hard copies to be sent to Luigi Marchini, Chairman, SaveAs Writers, 35 Spillett Close, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8QP
Payment to be sent to the above address. Cheques payable to ‘SaveAs Writers’
• The competition is open to all writers
• International submissions are welcome
• Entries will be judged anonymously and
every entry will be seen by the judges
• Work must have not been placed in the top 3 of any previous competition
• Shortlisted & winning entries will be
announced in late October 2014 at a special event in Canterbury as part of the Canterbury Umbrella Festival
• All shortlisted entries will be published in a pamphlet form later in the year
Find out more about the Saveas Writers Group at their website here.
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