Latest Calls for Writers

Saints and Sinners Playwriting Competition
Deadline December 31, 2010

Saints and Sinners Literary Festival Full-Length Playwriting Competition. The annual festival will take place May 12-15, 2011 in New Orleans. The call is for plays never produced in greater New Orleans area. Characters should be kept to a minimum, preferably 5 or under. Staging should be simple or adaptable to a small stage. Prize: $250, production by the Marigny Theatre Corporation at Festival, registration at Festival (May 12-15, 2011). Entry Fee: $15.

For more information, please visit www.sasfest.com

Saints and Sinners Short Fiction Contest
Deadline November 1, 2010

Judge: John Berendt. Unpublished stories 5,0007,000 words with GLBT content on broad theme saints and sinners. Grand Prize: $250, publication in QueerMojo anthology and a chance to read at the annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival in New Orleans, which will take place May 12-15, 2011. Two 2nd place prizes: $50 each, anthology publication, reading. Entry fee: $15.

For more information, please visit www.sasfest.com

Tennessee Williams One Act Play Contest
Deadline November 1, 2010

Grand Prize:
• $1,500
• Staged reading at the 2011, 25th Annual Tennessee Williams Literary Festival in New Orleans, March 23-27
• Full production at the 2012 Festival
• VIP All-Access Festival pass for 2011 and 2012 ($1,000 value)
• Publication in Bayou
Top Ten Finalists
• Names will appear on website. Finalists will also receive a panel pass ($60 value) to attend the 2011 Festival
Submit unpublished, never publicly performed one-act plays up to one hour in length.

For eligibility and full guidelines please visit www.tennesseewilliams.net/contests

New Orleans Songwriters Festival Contest
Deadline October 31, 2010

As long as your song is words and music, it is eligible for entry. All songs will compete against each other for the Grand and other Prizes.The Grand Prize is a one-day writing session with songwriter Jim McCormick. •Every entrant will get a one-show pass to the New Orleans Songwriters Festival (Nov. 10th-13th, 2010). Entry fee: $50.

For more information, please visit www.nosongfest.com/song-contest

Tennessee Williams Festival Fiction Contest
Deadline: November 15, 2010 (postmark)

Judge: Robert Olen Butler
Grand Prize
• $1500
• Domestic airfare (up to $500) and French Quarter accommodations to attend the 2011 Festival in New Orleans
• VIP All-Access Festival Pass ($500 value)
• Public reading at the 2011 2011, 25th Annual Tennessee Williams Literary Festival in New Orleans, March 23-27
• Publication in Bayou
Top Ten Finalists
• Names will appear on website. Finalists will also receive a panel pass ($60 value) to attend the 2011 Festival.
Submit unpublished short stories up to 7,000 words. Unlimited entries per person.

For eligibility and full guidelines please visit www.tennesseewilliams.net/contests

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