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The Piedmont Institute for Communication, Music and Art

and The Phoenix announce

The Emerging Writers Competition 

Contest Guidelines

The prizes will be as follows:

 

  • First Prize: $5,000/ year scholarship to Pfeiffer University pending acceptance and $250 cash, and a public performance during The Phoenix’s Launch Party Event in April 2020.

  • Second Prize: $3,000/ year scholarship to Pfeiffer University pending acceptance and $125 cash, and a public performance during The Phoenix’s Launch Party Event in April 2020.

  • Third Prize: $2,000/ year scholarship to Pfeiffer University pending acceptance and $75 cash, and a public performance during The Phoenix’s Launch Party Event in April 2020.

 

Opens: September 1st, 2019

Closes: December 1st, 2019

The competition accepts previously unpublished work in any style, form, or genre.

  • Prose:

    • no more than 5,000 words

    • double-spaced

  • Poetry

    • limit of 5 poems per entry

  • All work entered will be considered for publication in The Phoenix.  

  • Please include a cover letter with your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, and title(s).

 

For more information contact: Marissa.Schwalm@pfeiffer.edu.

All decisions of the judges are final. The judges reserve the right to withhold any prize if they feel it necessary to do so.

To read the complete guidelines and to submit click here: PICMA Emerging Writer Contest.

Other Contest Options

Also, check out the other PICMA contest opportunities in Public Speaking, the Vocalists and Instrumentalist contest, and the Juried Art Show contest here: PICMA Contests.