Literary Program 2020
NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19 AND OUR RECENT MOVE WE HAVE NO INTERNET CONNECTION FOR EMAIL, NOR PHONE LINE FOR CALLS. PLEASE CALL MARION MEYERS 905-985-1335 IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS. THE CONTEST IS STILL ON AND ACCEPTING ON-LINE ENTRIES UNTIL CONTEST CLOSE ON FRIDAY APRIL 17, 2020. WE ARE ABLE TO ACCESS ENTRIES AND WILL BE ABLE TO SEND THEM TO OUR JURISTS.
The Voice of Arts – Themed Literary 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
Using the link below, see the art work you are to use 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 17, 2020
The Chair Series 11, a painting by Charles Choi
The Boss, a photograph by Jennifer Burrows
Pizza Box, a Linoprint by Erin Le Page
Misty Morning, a painting by Lorelei Lapp
Literary Program Spring 2019
Literary Contest 2019 – Winners List!
Youth – Poetry
1st Place “Raphael” by Atticus Cox, prize $300
2nd Place “Photographs” by Antonia Haynos-Owen, prize $150
Adult – Creative Non-fiction
1st Place “Story W/O Conflict” by Kerry Craven, prize $300
2nd Place “School of Hard Knocks” by Aisha Ashraf, prize $150
HM “Exhumation” by William Eby and Laura Suchan, prize $50
Adult – Fiction
1st Place “Love is Like Lidocaine” by Jann Everard, prize $300
2nd Place “Contact” by Kaireen Adamson, prize $150
HM “The Golden Hour” by Kim McDougall, prize $50
Adult – Poetry
1st Place “Migrations” by Dorothy Sjoholm, prize $300
2nd Place “Bridge Pose” by Kate Marshall Flaherty, prize $150
HM “Herself” by Clare Bolton, prize $50
Announcing the 2017 Winners!
1st Place – Elaine Jackson
2nd Place – Johanna Selles
3rd Place – Barbara Hunt
Honorable Mention Presented To Aisha Ashraf
1st Place – Katie Flaherty
2nd Place – Susie Whelehan
3rd Place – Teegan Mannion
Honorable Mention Presented To Katie Flaherty
1st Place – Myanna Hansen
2nd Place – Jerry Bonkowski
3rd Place – Ceili Peterson
1st Place – Cheryl MacLean
2nd Place – Fran Turner
3rd Place – Suzanne Robinson
Honorable Mention Presented To Greer Roberts, Vera Constantineau, and Jerry Bonkowski
1st Place – John Lee
2nd Place – Dorita Peer
3rd Place – Janis MacCallen
Honorable Mention Presented To Erika Willeart, Janis MacCallen, Heather Parkinson, and Johanna Gail
1st Place – Susan Wadds
2nd Place – Lori Twining
3rd Place – Annabelle Jane Murray
1st Place – Annabelle Jane Murray
2nd Place – Janis McCallen
3rd Place – Pamela Meacher