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Thursday, May 22, 2008

First Annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Fiction Contest

Bourbon Street at Dusk by urbanshoregirl Creative Commons

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival has announced its first annual contest for short fiction. The festival is in New Orleans on March 25-29, 2009.

Submit an unpublished story of up to 7,000 words by November 15, 2008. Only unpublished writers are eligible.

Entry fee: $20

1st Place: $1500, airfare and accommodations for the festival, a VIP festival pass, publication in the New Orleans Review, and a public reading

2nd Place: $200, festival pass, public reading

3rd Place: $100, festival pass, public reading
Whether or not you enter, the festival itself looks pretty cool. Check out this description.


Dante's Heart said...

By the way, we have a poetry contest coming up soon in the fall, over at Dante's Heart:

1st Prize - $125 + Publication
2nd Prize - $75 + Publication
3rd Prize - Honorable Mention + Publication

Thanks for the link you gave - very useful!

zeldadg said...

Cool, Dante. I'll post it on the blog.

Anonymous said...

Susannah, I found this blog through your Episcopal blog connections, but I am very sorry to see that it goes no further than 2008! If there is a more recent blog, could you notify me at

Thank you!