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