The 2011 Julia Peterkin Award is open to all writers of fiction writing original works in English. Previously published works are eligible for inclusion in the submission.
Manuscript Format Guidelines
Entries must be typed on quality paper, 8 1/2 by 11. Photocopies or copies from letter-quality printers are acceptable. Each entry must include one short story or chapter from a novel--a maximum of 16 pages. In addition, include a cover page with the writer‚Äôs name, address, daytime phone number, and title of submission. Also include a one-page biography. Author‚Äôs name should not appear on the manuscript.
* An entry fee of $15 made payable to: Converse College English Department. Deadline: Feb. 15, 2011.
* Send one copy of the manuscript prepared according to format guidelines.
* The winner will receive $1000 and travel expenses for a reading at Converse College. Winner must be willing to read in the Fall 2011 Visiting Writers Series.
* Results will be posted online on the Julia Peterkin Award Page in late spring. No manuscripts can be returned.
Send entries to:
The Julia Peterkin Award
Creative Writing Program
580 E. Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302
For more information, contact Prof. Rick Mulkey at 864.596.9111 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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