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Offline blairbanks24

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The 2012 Salem College International Literary Awards
« on: November 08, 2011, 04:07:21 PM »
The 2012 Salem College International Literary Awards is offering over $4000 in prizes for work in Fiction, Poetry, and Nonfiction.

The Reynolds Price Short Fiction Award
- a single short story up to 5000 words
Judge: Kate Bernheimer
Rita Dove Poetry Award- a poem up to 100 lines (up to two poems per submission, any style)
Judge: Aimee Nezhukumatathil
Penelope Niven Creative Nonfiction Award- a single piece of creative nonfiction, including personal essay and memoir, up to 5000 words.
Judge: Sigrid Nunez
The winner in each genre will receive $1200. The two honorable mentions in each genre will receive $150.
Competition Rules and Requirements

-All entries should be mailed to Amy Knox Brown, Director of the Salem College Center for Women Writers, 601 South Church Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101.
-Competitions are open to both women and men who write English except Salem Academy and College employees and students.
-All submissions must be unpublished. Postmark deadline: February 3, 2012. Winners will be announced by May 15, 2012.
-The author's name and address must not appear on the manuscript.
- For each entry, you must include all of the following: three clean typed copies of your manuscript (double space all prose entries); one cover sheet per entry with your name, address, telephone number, email, the genre in which you're submitting (fiction, nonfiction, or poetry), word count (for nonfiction and fiction)/ line count (for poetry), and the title of the work(s); a check/money order for $15 (in US dollars) reading fee per submission, made out to the Salem College International Literary Awards, and an optional SASE for notification of winners. For further information, visit www.salem.edu/go/cww; or email cww@salem.edu;or contact Amy Knox Brown, Director of the Salem College Center for Women Writers, 601 South Church Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101. No phone calls, please.

Offline Chrissie

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Re: The 2012 Salem College International Literary Awards
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2011, 07:04:52 AM »
Hi
thanks for posting this. It looks an interesting competition and I may well enter it. I assume it's open to writers internationally?

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Re: The 2012 Salem College International Literary Awards
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2011, 10:41:32 AM »
It is open to men and women around the world, who write in English, and are not affiliated with Salem Acedmy or College.