Preservation Foundation Essay Contest for Unpublished Writers
Deadlines February 29, April 30, June 30, August 31 (must be received by these dates), formerly April 30, August 31. Neutral free contest gives prizes up to $200 and web publication for essays, 1,000-10,000 words, by unpublished writers, defined as those whose creative writing (as opposed to writing for freelance or salaried jobs) has never produced revenues of over $750 in any single year. Nonfiction categories are General, Biographical, Travel, and Animal. February 29 deadline is for entries in the Animal Nonfiction category; April 30 deadline is for entries in the General Nonfiction category; June 30 deadline is for entries in the Biographical Nonfiction category; and August 31 deadline is for entries in the Travel Nonfiction category. The Preservation Foundation is a Tennessee-based nonprofit with the goal of preserving the extraordinary stories of ordinary people. "Since our object is to preserve these stories for future generations, not to put them up one year and take them down the next, all contest entries will be posted on our website and must remain on the site for as long as the Preservation Foundation exists." Submit up to 2 entries in each of the 4 nonfiction categories via email.
Published: March 11, 2020