Posted by: Kathy Temean | July 26, 2015

Non-Fiction: Publication and Prize Money

vesper stamper Oma painting

Children’s illustrator, Vesper Stamper sent in this whimsical summer illustration. I just love how she captured the awe of being outside watching the stars. Vesper was featured on Illustrator Saturday https://kathytemean.wordpress.com/2011/08/06/illustrator-saturday-vesper-stamper/.

Arcadia Magazine announces their first ever nonfiction contest. 

A prize of $1,000 and publication in the spring issue of Arcadia is given annually for a work of nonfiction. Submit an essay, memoir, or other piece of creative nonfiction of less than 8,000 words with a $15.00 entry fee between May 15 and August 15. All entries will be considered for publication in Arcadia, and all finalists will receive a copy of the spring issue. The editors will judge and a winner will be announced in September.

They’re looking for the best in literary nonfiction, which they believe can take a variety of forms, including essays, memoir, lists, letters, as well as forms we haven’t thought of yet. They are simply looking for precise writing that tells something true. 

Fee: $15 entry fee

Deadline: August 15th

Submit: https://arcadiajournal.submittable.com/submit/42821


Talk tomorrow,

Kathy


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