All entries postmarked by midnight tonight, Feb. 1, 2016, will be eligible for the Council for Wisconsin Writers contests for work published in 2015.
Prizes of $500 and a 1-week residency at Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts are awarded to winners in categories 1-7. An honorable mention with an award of $50 may be selected in each of these categories. The Essay Award for Young Writers winner receives $250.
1. Zona Gale Short Fiction Award
2. Edna Meudt Book-Length Poetry Award
3. Kay W. Levin Short Nonfiction Award
4. Tofte/Wright Children’s Literature Award
5. Norbert Blei/August Derleth Book-Length Nonfiction Award
6. Edna Ferber Book-Length Fiction Award
7. Lorine Niedecker Poetry Award (Use the Special Instructions)
8. Essay Award for Young Writers (Use the Special Instructions)
Rules and entry forms are at www.wiswriters.org/rules. (Overview on page 1, Rules listed on pages 2-3, Entry Form and Instructions on pages 4-5)
We hope to get lots of entries!