Radical Arts for Women Short Story Writing

April 1st submission deadline
Every year, RAW encourages writers to write and sponsors a short storycontest open to all women living in Alaska. The fiction pieces must be between 250 and 5,000 words and contain some lesbian content. The grand prize is $500, second place $300, and third place $100. Entries come from all over Alaska and we encourage you to enter!
- Each entry must contain a cover sheet with author’s name, address,phone number, email, story title, and word count.
-The short story must be between 250 and 5,000 words and contain some lesbian content. Stories should be on 8.5-x-11 size paper, double spaced,1-inch margins, no less than size 10 font. Do not put author’s name on the story. The fiction and lesbian stipulations may be interpreted by the author, but we are not seeking poetry or non-fiction. Erotica is acceptable. Electronic submissions are not accepted. Unpublished submissions only.
- Author must be a woman living in Alaska as of January 2011.
- April 1, 2011 is the postmark deadline for entries.
- There is no entry fee.
- Winner receives $500 and the winning short story will appear on http://www.radicalartsforwomen.org/contest.html and may also be published in the Alaska LGBT literary journal.
- Honorable mentions will be given at the judges’ discretion.
- Winners will be announced at Celebration of Change April 23, 2011. For list of complete list of winners, include a SASE with entry.
- Mail entries by April 1 to: Radical Arts for Women Short Story Contest,

PO Box 244436, Anchorage AK 99524-4436.

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