N.C. Writers Network non-fiction contest, Jan. 17 deadline
Thanks to a generous donation from Rose Post’s family, the prize amounts that will be awarded for the top three entries in this contest have been increased: $200 for 3rd Place; $300 for 2nd Place; and $1,000 for 1st Place.
The winning entry will be considered for publication by Southern Cultures magazine.
The Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition encourages the creation of lasting nonfiction that is outside the realm of conventional journalism and has relevance to North Carolinians. Subjects may include traditional categories such as reviews, travel articles, profiles or interviews, place/history pieces, or culture criticism.
The postmark deadline for entries into the 2014 contest is Friday, January 17. Online submissions must be received before midnight on that date.
The final judge is Hannah Dela Cruz Abrams, whose novella,The Man Who Danced with Dolls, won a 2013 Whiting Writers’ Award of $50,000. Born on Guam, Abrams is currently at work on her memoir, The Following Sea, about growing up on a cutter that made port throughout the South Pacific.
Rose Post worked for the Salisbury Post for fifty-six years as a reporter, feature writer, and columnist. She won numerous state and national awards for her writing.
Here are the complete guidelines:
North Carolina Writers' Network
ATTN: Rose Post
PO Box 21591
Winston-Salem, NC 27120
North Carolina Writers' Network phone: 336-293-8844