So we’ve decided it will be great to keep you updated with Literary submissions that you might be interested in. And below are a few.
The Yale Drama Series Competition
Yale Drama Series is right now accepting submissions for Plays written in English for it’s 2019 Playwriting Competiton. Entries for the 2019 competition must be submitted no earlier than June 1, 2018 and no later than August 15, 2018, at midnight EST.
The winning play will be selected by the contest’s Judge and distinguished playwright, Ayad Akhtar.
The winner of the playwriting competition will be awarded the David Charles Horn Prize of $10,000, publication of his/her manuscript by Yale University Press, and a staged reading at the Lincoln Center. The prize and publication are contingent on the playwright’s agreeing to the terms of the publishing agreement.
RULES AND SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Entry fee? No.
1. Plays must be written in the English language, and worldwide submissions are accepted.
2. Submissions must be original, unpublished, full-length plays written in English.
3. You can only win the competition once
3. Participants may submit only one manuscript per year.
4. Plays that have been professionally produced or published are not eligible. Plays that have had a workshop, reading, or non-professional production or that have been published as an actor’s edition will be considered.
5. Plays may not be under option, commissioned, or scheduled for professional production or publication at the time of submission.
6. The manuscript must begin with a title page that shows the play’s title, a 2-3 sentence keynote description of the play, a list of characters, and a list of acts and scenes. Plays must be typed/word-processed, page-numbered, and in professional play format.
7. Do not include your name and contact information on your manuscript. A provision for your Play’s title, your name, address, and phone number is provided in the electronic submission form. Then upload your singular manuscript file and select “Submit.”
8. The Yale Drama Series reserves the right to reject any manuscript for any reason.
9. The Yale Drama Series reserves the right of the judge to not choose a winner for any given year of the competition and reserves the right to determine the ineligibility of a winner, in keeping with the spirit of the competition, and based upon the accomplishments of the author.
To enter the competition, please go here to submit your entry – https://yup.submittable.com/submit
2018 APEN/AISEN Short Story Contest: Powered By OkadaBooks
Think you can write an amazing short fictional story in 1500 – 2000 words?
Enter the inaugural APEN/AISEN Short Story Competition: Powered By OkadaBooks, for your chance for a 1 week paid internship at Farafina/Kachifo press and a chance to get published on OkadaBooks, and make your school proud!
Open to APEN/AISEN schools only
The top 10 winning entries in each category will be on display in the inaugural APEN/AISEN OkadaBooks short story compilation.
- Authors (Students) Aged 8 – 18 by July 4, 2018 Are Eligible to Enter. The two age groupings are ages: 8 – 12, and 13 – 18.
- Write a short children’s story that ends with the phrase, “And that’s how the Princess saved the Prince.” Do not use this as the title of your story. Come up with something original.
- Please publish your Short Story to okadabooks.com (not blog.okadabooks.com). See how to upload your short story entry by clicking here
Please visit this page for all the details concerning the APEN/AISEN contest. –