Whidbey Writers MFA Alumni Association Emerging Writers Getaway Contest.
Grand prize is a seven-day retreat at a beautiful North Carolina Smoky Mountain cabin with daily continental breakfast ($2,000 value), plus a cash award of $300.
Second and third place winners receive cash prizes. Submissions open February 15 through May 15, 2012. Pulitzer Prize winner William Dietrich is final judge.
Top three finalists’ entries will be reviewed for possible agency representation. Winners will be announced on August 5, 2012.
All profits from the contest will go towards creative writing student scholarships. For complete details go to www.whidbeymfaalumni.org. And when you are at the website, don’t miss to read Marc Acito’s Commencement Address 2011, Blog Entry from Febryuary 9, 2012.