In the middle of this long, lonely winter, it’s time to dust off your literary skills for the first Winter Write-Off. Sponsored by the Convergence Writers’ Weekend, this contest invites you to try your hand at classical haiku, tomfoolery, or word coinage. You’ll have a chance to increase your literary intelligence, exercise your wit, and shake off some of that isolation brain-fog. Winners will receive gift certificates to local businesses and the adulation from friends and neighbours that will follow on having your piece printed in The Valley Voice.
The second part of the contest, WORD COINAGE, begins on February 11th, with three categories of competition. Submissions should be made online at widespot.ca/Write-Off/, and all submissions must be received before midnight on February 24th. All entries will be rendered anonymous prior to going to the judges.
On March 11th, winners of the contest will be announced in the Valley Voice newspaper. Winners will be contacted separately to determine from which local store they’d like a gift certificate.
To enter the Winter Write-Off, submit your entry electronically below, or directly via snail mail to Box 452, New Denver BC V0G 1S0. All entries will be rendered anonymous prior to judging.
Submit entry here!