Write On, Door County focuses on the importance of writing and reading and the ability of people to connect through stories. We provide a beautiful and inspiring retreat for writers on 39 acres in the middle of the Door County peninsula and conduct classes, programs, and special events throughout the county for all ages and experience levels. 

Ends on July 22, 2019$15.00
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Write On, Door County is pleased to administer the Norbert Blei Award in Poetry. Presented annually, the award honors the late renowned Door County author Norbert Blei. The award includes a prize of $100 and complimentary registration to the Washington Island Literary Festival. Poems must be related to the theme of the festival. The theme for the 2019 Literary Festival is generational: how we build, grow, and change.

The competition is generally open June 1through July 20. A different poet 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 poet will read the winning poem during the course of the festival.

The contest is open to beginning and established poets who are at least 18 years of age and residents of Wisconsin. Poets may submit 1-3 unpublished poems, with only one poem per page. Poems may be longer than one page but no longer than three pages. The poet’s name should not appear on the poems and a biographical statement must accompany your submitted poems. 

Entry fee is $15.00. 

For technical support please contact Submittable at support@submittable.com.

Ends on July 22, 2019$15.00
$15.00

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 2019 Literary Festival is generational: how we build, grow, and change. The award includes a prize of $100 and complimentary registration to the Washington Island Literary Festival.

The competition is generally open June 1 through July 20. The Literary Festival is held over a Friday-Sunday in mid-September. Registration and two-nights lodging are included in the award package, a value of $400. 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. 

Entry fee $15.00. 

For technical support please contact Submittable at support@submittable.com.

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