Contest Rules

Poetry

  1. The work must be your own.
  2. The subject matter must be appropriate.
  3. The poem should be single spaced and no longer than 30 lines. Use Times New Roman, 12 pt.
  4. Do not rely on spell check. Read your entry thoroughly for spelling before submitting.

Fiction or Nonfiction

  1. The work must be your own.
  2. The subject matter must be appropriate.
  3. Word count: 500 to 2000 words.
  4. The work must be double-spaced, using Times New Roman, 12 pt.
  1. Do not rely on spell check. Read your entry thoroughly for grammar and spelling before submitting.

Include a cover sheet for your entry with:

Name

Telephone Number with Area Code

Email Address

School

Grade in school

Contest Category

Title of Entry

Winning entries may be selected for inclusion in the St. Joseph Writer’s Guild Anthology.

DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY USING GOOGLE DOCS.

Deadline for submission TO the 2018 contest is February 2st, 2018.

Please email all entries to:

StJosephWriters@gmail.com

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