Narrative magazine, a nifty non-profit org. that promotes the art of storytelling (also nifty), wants your submissions (I sure hope they're nifty too)! Their annual competition, 30 Below, is upon us, and the deadline is coming up.
Here are the specs:
"The N30B Contest is a once-a-year event for all young writers, visual artists, photographers, performers, and filmmakers between eighteen and thirty years old.
We're looking for short stories, short shorts, essays, memoirs, photo essays, audio and video stories, graphic stories, all forms of literary nonfiction,and excerpts from longer works of both fiction and nonfiction. The editors of Narrative have discovered and published the works of many writers who have gone on to become household names, and we continue to look for and to encourage the best new talent to be found. Don't miss this chance."
Deadline: October 29th. Midnight. PST.
$1,500 First Prize (WHOAH!)
$750 Second Prize
$300 Third Prize
Ten finalists receive $100 each
The prize winners and finalists will be announced in Narrative. All N30B entries will be considered for publication. All are eligible for the $5,000 Narrative Prize for 2011 and for acceptance as a Story of the Week.
If you're curious about past winners and their work, click here.