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The Voice of Art Literary Contest
An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 15, 2020
The word Ekphrasis translates to “description” in Greek and ekphrastic writing describes or is inspired by a work of art. The Voice of Art Literary Contest for 2020 offers 4 pieces of visual art from its Annual Juried Show as inspiration for the contest entries.
Works for inspiration:
Chair Series 11, oil painting by Charles Choi
The Boss, photography by Jennifer Burrows
Pizza Box, lino print by Erin Le Page
Misty Morning, oil painting by Lorelei Lapp
Fiction, Poetry & Creative Non-Fiction
Scugog Arts returns with three categories, Fiction, Poetry and Creative Non-fiction. We are accepting short fiction stories and creative non-fiction of up to 2,500 words and poems of up to 40 lines.
Youth 12-20 & Adults 21+
Enter in one of two age groups, either Youth 12-20 or Adult 21+. Each entrant can enter 1-3 pieces of writing. There are Poetry and Fiction categories for Youth and the added category of Creative Non-Fiction for Adults.
The cost to enter is $20 for adults and $15 for youth.
$2,500 in Cash Prizes!
Youth and Adult Poetry: 1st Prize: $300 2nd Prize: $150 3rd Prize: $50
Youth and Adult Fiction: 1st Prize: $300 2nd Prize: $150 3rd Prize: $50
Adult Creative Non-fiction: 1st Prize: $300 2nd Prize: $150 3rd Prize: $50
Contest opens January 2, 2020. Contest closes Friday April 15, 2020