Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Calling All Writers

Call for Submissions

Voices for Peace & Justice

Writing Contest 2009

Bluegrass Literacy and the Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice (CKCPJ) invite you to submit 1000 words in any form (fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry) on the subject of peace and justice. The winner will receive a small honorarium, publication on Bluegrass Literacy’s and the CKCPJ’s websites, and will read their work on Sunday, October 11, at the Central Public Library in Lexington.

Contest Guidelines and Rules

· No more than 1000 words on the subject of peace and justice

· All work must be original and unpublished

· Poetry may be single-spaced; all other genres must be double-spaced

· Standard font size (10 or 12 points)

· Submit two copies of each entry; include title of work on each page

· Do NOT put your name on entry

· Include a cover sheet with your name, address, email and/or phone number, and title of work

· No work will be returned; keep copies

· $5.00 per submission. You may submit as many entries as you wish, but each must be accompanied with a $5.00 entrance fee

· All entries must be received no later than October 1, 2009

Make check or money order payable to:

Bluegrass Literacy

732 Faulkner Avenue

Lexington KY 40505

CKCPJ is a coalition of peacemaking groups and individuals, dedicated to mobilizing, coordinating and supporting activities focused on peace and justice issues.

Bluegrass Literacy is a nonprofit literacy provider offering free tutoring, ESL instruction, GED, and life skills classes in central Kentucky.

All proceeds will benefit Bluegrass Literacy.



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