Carolina Prize for Writing Contest
Deadline to enter – August 15, 2020
The Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) Writers’ Guild is sponsoring its 8th-annual FCAC Writers’ Guild Carolina Prize for Writing Contest. The contest is open for previously unpublished works (this includes online publication):
- Poetry — no more than 30 lines per poem, single spaced (maximum five poems per contest entry)
- Prose — short story, essay, or creative non-fiction of 1,500 words or less (one per contest entry, maximum three entries)
Two prizes will be awarded: one for prose and the other for poetry. Each prize will be $100, plus publication in the 2021 issue of County Lines: A Literary Journal, and two copies of the journal. Up to five honorable mentions may also be named. Honorable mentions will receive publication in County Lines and one free copy.
There are no restrictions on age or residence of persons submitting to the Carolina Prize for Writing Contest.
$10.00 Entry Fee
Pay Online - Select "Pay Entry Fee" then select Entry Fee, and Carolina Prize Writing Contest
or Mail check payable to Franklin County Arts Council, P.O. Box 758, Louisburg NC 27549 with Entry Fee in memo
Download Submission Guidelines