Sunday, February 5, 2017

Pearl S. Buck Writing Center Short Story Contest



Pearl S. Buck   ~ 1st American Woman to win BOTH the Pulitzer and Nobel Prizes for Literature

“In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on.
A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book.
I am a writer and I take up my pen to write.” –  Pearl S. Buck

Submissions will be accepted in three/3 age categories:

  • Grades 3-6 – word count not to exceed 1000 words
  • Grades 7-12 – word count not to exceed 1000 words
  • Adult – word count not to exceed 2,500 words.
  • A submission form must accompany all manuscripts
  • Submissions must be received by April 15, 2017
  • One winner in each age category will receive a $100 prize
  • Winners will be announced at Pearl S. Buck’s 125th Memorial Birthday, June 26, 2017

Contest winners will be asked to re-submit their stories for publication on Pearl Buck Writing Center’s Blog site or in the PSB Literary Journal
 Contest submissions must be emailed to clouden@pearlsbuck.org by April 15, 2017.
Judges: Local authors and Pearl Buck Volunteers

General rules:

  • All submissions must be sent by email only to clouden@pearlsbuck.org
  • Story must be original and not previously published.
  • Submission must be typed, double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12 pt font.
  • Author’s Name, address, email address, phone # must be on the upper left corner of the first page.
  • Word count printed on the upper right corner.
  • A submission form must accompany all manuscripts
  • All other pages must have author’s name on the upper left corner above the page number.
Contest sponsored by Pearl S. Buck Volunteer Association and the Pearl S. Buck Writing Center             
Pearl S. Buck International, 520 Dublin Rd. Perkasie, PA 18944 
www.pearlsbuck.org

See the original posting here: https://psbwritingcenter.org/2017/01/18/2017-short-story-writing-contest/