Thursday, January 07, 2010

University of New Orleans, Writing Contest for Study Abroad

(THIS NEWS COURTESY OF WVW'S GEORGE LIES)

University of New Orleans Writing Contest for Study Abroad

Deadline: January 31, 2010
Entry Fee: $25
Web site: www.unopress.org/writingcontest
E-mail address: bill.lavender@uno.edu

Three prizes to attend the writing program at the Ezra Pound Center for Literature in Dorf Tirol, Italy, or the Writing Workshops in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, are given annually to a poet, a fiction writer, and a creative nonfiction writer. Writers who have not published a book of 45 pages or more in the genre in which they are applying are eligible.

The award includes full tuition and lodging, and the winning works are published in the Pinch. The editors of the Pinch will judge. Using the online submission system, submit up to three poems totaling no more than five pages or up to 4,500 words of prose with a $25 entry fee by January 31. Visit the Web site for complete guidelines.

University of New Orleans, Writing Contest for Study Abroad, Division of International Education, Metropolitan College, New Orleans, LA 70148. (504) 280-7457. Bill Lavender, Program Coordinator.

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