Chapter One Writing Competition

Chapter One Writing Competition

$25.00Price

Chapter One Writing Competition

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: MAY 1, 2021

 

To complete the application, go HERE. You can pay the $25 fee by clicking the link attached or via the application. The fee is non-refundable.

Description: Chapter One is a writing competition designed to showcase works by unpublished and self-published Black writers. An unpublished writer is defined as someone who has never published a manuscript or book of poetry. Published bloggers and journalist can compete.

Who Can Apply?: The competition is open to published and unpublished Black (writers of African descent) fiction and non-fiction chapter book authors and poetry writers. Open to black writers everywhere.

Categories: (1) Fiction and Non-Fiction | (2) Poetry

Fee: $25 non-refundable application fee

How To Register?: To apply, complete the application at the link above. Upload up to 20 pages (double spaced, standard margin, Times Roman 12 point font) of your published or unpublished manuscript or up to 5-7 finished poems below.

All submissions must be written in English. The pages of all non-poetry submissions must be in sequence. Upload submissions in one Microsoft document (docx) or PDF. Only one submission per category. Applicants can apply in both categories. Complete one online application per submission.

Poetry submissions must cover one idea or concept (ex., all the poems submitted are about love).

Scoring Criteria: Submissions will be read and assigned a score of 1 - 5 (1 being the lowest/ 5 the highest) in the following areas:

Originality
Ideas and concepts
Grammar
Unique writing style
Creativity
Descriptive language

Winning Selections: The submission with the highest score will receive the following:

Fiction/Non-Fiction Category
- One top winner will receive $500 + a BWW e-newsletter sponsored ad and interview + BWW social media promotion package
- Second and third place winners will receive a BWW e-newsletter sponsored ad and interview + BWW social media promotion package

Poetry Category
- One top winner will receive $250 + a BWW e-newsletter sponsored ad and interview + BWW social media promotion package
- Second and third place winners will receive a BWW e-newsletter sponsored ad and interview + BWW social media promotion package

For more information email events@prsolutionsllc.org.

To complete your application go to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfIY_vn3MGA10A9bR1str7pJcr0l2atVixI0dYWAOq4nXaJ5w/viewform

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