Write to Publish 2016 Announces Writing Contests, Winners Published in The Timberline Review and Cirque
Portland, OR – Write to Publish, Ooligan Press’s annual publishing conference, in partnership with the Timberline Review, a literary journal from the Willamette Writers publishing a wide variety of content, and Cirque, a literary journal publishing Alaskan and Pacific Northwest writing, are excited to offer a flash fiction contest and a Pacific Northwest poetry contest this year. Submission for both contests open September 8 and close October 30, 2015.
Entries for the Pacific Northwest poetry contest may be original, unpublished works in any style of poetry up to 40 lines and should be centered on a Pacific Northwest theme. The winning poet will be notified in the first week of December and will win a cash prize of $100, a reading at the conference, and publication in the Timberline Review.
Entries for the flash fiction contest must be 700 words or fewer, original, unpublished, and double spaced. The winning writer will be notified the first week of December and will win a cash prize of $100, a reading at the conference, and publication with Cirque.
The contest fee is $10, and only one story or poem may be submitted per person, per contest. Please send submissions via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Flash Fiction Contest Submission” or “PNW Poetry Contest Submission” as the subject line.
The eighth annual Write to Publish conference, slated for January 30, 2016, will be held at the Smith Memorial Student Union, located at 1825 S.W. Broadway, Portland, Oregon. This year’s conference is sponsored by Desert Palm Press, a lesbian romance publisher. Arthur Bradford, O. Henry Award-winning writer, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, and Moth grandSLAM winner, will give the keynote speech.
For more detailed information about the contests, the conference, or to purchase tickets, visit http://ooligan.pdx.edu/writetopublish/.