Linda Flowers Literary Award
Deadline June 25 (must be received by this date), formerly June 28. Neutral free contest awards $1,500 for the best story, essay, or poems with a connection to North Carolina themes or events by North Carolina residents aged 18+. Winner also receives stipend for a writer's residency at Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities in Southern Pines, North Carolina. Submissions should examine North Carolina's people and cultures, "bringing to light real men and women having to make their way in the face of change, loss, triumph, and disappointments". Entries are expected to draw on particular North Carolina connections and/or memories, and should be a maximum of 10 pages (single-spaced for poetry, double-spaced for prose). Limit one entry per author. Submit via sponsor's online portal.
Published: April 16, 2020