National Society of Arts and Letters Annual Competition Deadline Approaching
This year the National Society of Arts and Letters is holding a Career Awards Competition in the category of literature, (specifically short story writing), with a national award first place prize of $10,000. Local first place prize is $3,000, the second place prize being $2,000, and the third place prize $1,000.
In order to be eligible the writer must be age 18-33 years old; show proof of U.S. citizenship; not now, nor previously, under professional management; and be available to attend the local award luncheon on April 10, 2010, and the National Award Convention on May 20-23, 2010.
Applicants must enter through the local NSAL Clearwater/Tampa Bay Chapter. Deadline for applications and copies of original short stories, (one in the first person venue, one in the third person venue), is February 19, 2010. Please send entries to: NSAL Clearwater/Tampa Bay Chapter, 1612 Farrier Trail, Clearwater, FL, 33765; or send via email to NSALshortstories@aol.com.
After local judges complete the judging a response will be sent to each applicant. National awards for first place winners will be made at the National Convention in Clearwater at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort May 20-23, 2010. Travel and accommodations are covered for National Convention.
For further information contact NSALshortstories@aol.com.
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