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Literary Contest Open For Entries

February 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, repeating until April 13, 2020

$15.00 – $20.00

The Voice of Art – Themed Writing Contest

The word Ekphrasis translates to “description” in Greek and ekphrastic writing describes or is inspired by a work of art. The Voice of Art Literary Contest for 2020 offers 4 pieces of visual art from its Annual Juried Show as inspiration for the contest entries.

Works for inspiration

Chair Series 11, oil painting by Charles Choi

The Boss, photography by Jennifer Burrows

Pizza Box, lino print by Erin Le Page

Misty Morning, oil painting by Lorelei Lapp

Fiction, Poetry & Creative Non-Fiction

Scugog Arts returns with three categories, Fiction, Poetry and Creative Non-fiction. We are accepting short fiction stories and creative non-fiction of up to 2,500 words and poems of up to 40 lines.

Youth 12-20 & Adults 21+

Enter in one of two age groups, either Youth 12-20 or Adult 21+. Each entrant can enter 1-3 pieces of writing. There are Poetry and Fiction categories for Youth and the added category of Creative Non-Fiction for Adults.

The cost to enter is $20 for adults and $15 for youth.

$2,500 in Cash Prizes!

Youth and Adult Poetry: 1st Prize: $300 2nd Prize: $150 3rd Prize: $50

Youth and Adult Fiction: 1st Prize: $300 2nd Prize: $150 3rd Prize: $50

Adult Creative Non-fiction: 1st Prize: $300 2nd Prize: $150 3rd Prize: $50

Contest opens January 2, 2020. Contest closes Friday April 15, 2020   

Literary Contest 2020

Entry form for writers to complete for 2020 Ekphrastic Writing Contest.
  • How many entries are you making? Each Entrant is limited to three (3) entries, be they fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction or any combination. Enter 1-3 entries all at once and pay only one fee.
    Please enter a number from 1 to 3.
  • Choose either fiction, poetry or creative non-fiction to describe your first entry.
  • Please check which piece of art you used to inspire this piece of writing.
  • Please cut and paste your fiction, creative non-fiction or poem into this block, including the title of the piece. Do not include your name in this field. Fiction and Creative Non-fiction is limited to 2,500 words and Poetry is limited to 40 lines.
  • Chose either fiction, poetry or creative non-fiction to describe your 2nd entry.
  • Please check which piece of art you used to inspire this piece of writing.
  • Please cut and paste your story or poem into this block, including the title of the piece. Do not include your name in this field. Fiction and Creative Non-fiction is limited to 2,500 words and Poetry is limited to 40 lines.
  • Chose either Fiction, poetry or creative non-fiction to describe your 3rd entry.
  • Please check which piece of art you used to inspire this piece of writing.
  • Please cut and paste your story or poem into this block, including the title of the piece. Do not include your name in this field. Fiction and Creative Non-fiction is limited to 2,500 words and Poetry is limited to 40 lines.
  • Select Adult or Youth category for entry fee. $20 for Adults, $15 for Youth 12-20.

Details

Date:
February 17
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$15.00 – $20.00
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Website:
www.scugogarts.ca/news/literary-contest

Organizer

Scugog Council for the Arts
Phone:
905-982-2121
Email:
info@scugogarts.ca
Website:
scugogarts.ca

Venue

Scugog Council for the Arts
181 Perry Street, Unit G1
Port Perry, Ontario L9L 1A7 Canada
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Phone:
905-982-2121
Website:
www.scugogarts.ca

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