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Write On, Door County is pleased to administer the Washington Island Literary Festival Award in Flash Prose. This award honors outstanding work of fiction or nonfiction 750 words or less that relates to the festival’s theme. The theme for the 2018 Literary Festival is water. The award includes a prize of $150 and complimentary registration to the Washington Island Literary Festival.
The competition is generally open May 1 through July 20. A different writer of established reputation serves as the judge each year. The Literary Festival is held over a Friday-Sunday in mid-September. Registration and two-nights lodging are included in the award package. The winner will read his or her work during the course of the festival, along with the winner of the Norbert Blei Award in Poetry.
The contest is open to beginning and established writers who are at least 18 years of age and residents of Wisconsin. Writers may submit a piece of flash prose — works of fiction or nonfiction — that is 750 words or less. Different works must be submitted separately. Your name should not appear on the piece and a biographical statement must accompany your entry. Please download and fill out the Application Form and submit with your $10 entry fee payable to Write On, Door County. To submit your prose piece online click here.