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Free Chapbooks and Competition Deadlines

Looking for that unique stocking stuffer or a gift for one of the eight nights of Hanukah? During the month of December, if you renew your membership or give someone else a gift membership, you will receive a free prize-winning poetry chapbook. These are collector’s items from years past and are limited editions.

To take advantage of this offer, please visit http://www.ncwriters.org/join.

There’s also still time to submit to the following North Carolina Writers’ Network literary competitions. For guidelines, please click here: http://www.ncwriters.org/programs-and-services/competitions.

Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize
Postmark deadline: December 20
Honors internationally celebrated North Carolina novelist Thomas Wolfe. The winner receives $1,000 and possible publication in the Thomas Wolfe Review.

Doris Betts Fiction Prize
Postmark deadline: February 1
Awards the first-prize winner $250 and publication in the North Carolina Literary Review. Select finalists also will be considered for publication in the NCLR.

Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition
Postmark deadline: February 14
Awards the winner publication in the Crucible literary journal and $200.

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