WTP Literary Competition: Prose

First Prize: Writing Retreat to the Legendary Hamptons, NY.

Destination for writers from around the world; home to Peter Matthiessen, George Plimpton, Truman Capote, among other literary legends; seven-nights; accommodations for two in spacious four-bedroom residence, within walking distance to train, ocean beach, and town; full amenities; flexible bookings (Note: transportation costs not included; no pets allowed)

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Submission Deadline: July 31

Juror: DeWitt Henry, founding editor of Ploughshares literary magazine; awarded the Commonwealth Award in 1992; has authored The Marriage of Anna Maye Potts (winner of the Peter Taylor Prize for the Novel) two memoirs, Safe Suicide: Narratives, Essays, and Meditations and Sweet Dreams: A Family History; a collection, Falling: Six Stories; edited five anthologies, including Sorrow’s Company: Writers on Loss and Grief; graduate of Amherst College, BA, and Harvard University, PhD; attended MFA program at University of Iowa; Professor Emeritus of Emerson College, MA. www.dewitthenry.com

Entry Fee: $20 (per single work)

Submission Requirements: 6000-word maximum; literary fiction or creative nonfiction (self-standing excerpts okay); previously unpublished or not published within the last five years; electronic submissions only; double-spaced; bio.

NOTE: all submissions will be considered for publication in the WTP regularly monthly magazine on a rolling basis. (Do not duplicate submissions.) All past WTP contributors are welcome to submit.

(Unlike for our magazine, submitting your own website URL is NOT required. However, if we decide to feature you in our monthly magazine, then it might be time to establish that website! We will hold your hand – see our easy steps here.)

 

Second Prize:

•$300

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Third prize:

•$100

•Publication in special winners edition of The Woven Tale Press

•Complimentary copy of the print edition

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