Slackjaw Humor Writing Challenge
Deadline September 21 (must be received by this date). Slackjaw, an online humor publication at the blogging platform Medium, seeks aspiring humor columnists to work with them on crafting a professionally publishable piece. Top entries receive prizes up to $1,000 and publication on Slackjaw. To start, create a free Medium account, follow Slackjaw on social media, and opt-in to the challenge by sending your email address to editor Alex Baia. On August 21, he will send out instructions for the challenge, which must be completed by September 21. Judges include writers for Comedy Central, The New Yorker, and McSweeney's.
Published: August 19, 2019