Writers’ World Entry Form

Online Entry Form: 

  Click on the MFoA Website logo or go to the bottom of the pageWRITERS wORLD registration graphicSubmissions: – Open online April 13th – Deadline has been extended to May 31 at 12 noon 

File Format: Files should be saved in DOC, RTF or TXT format.

Number of Entries:  Up to two (2) in each of the three (3) categories of previously unpublished works.
Fiction(up to 4,000 words), Creative Non-Fiction (up to 3,000 words), and Poetry (up to fifty lines).

Eligibility: Adult writers who reside, work, or belong to a writing group in Essex County. High school and college students who attend schools in Essex County.

Entry Fee: $10 per entry for adults. Fee is waived for high school students and college students.

Fees must be mailed to:
          Marblehead Festival of Arts
          P.O. Box 331
          Marblehead, MA 01945  

Submission Guidelines:

Names of authors must not appear on the entries. 
Word count must appear in upper right-hand corner. 
Each entry must be double-spaced and titled. 
If not submitting online, you must include: name, address, phone, email adress, and category;  
high school and college students must also include the name of their school.

Submission Options:
1) Submit and pay online using the form at bottom of page.

2)  Submit by email to:  writersworld@marbleheadfestival.org ,(payment must be mailed on the same day)

3) Submit by mail with payment to: Marblehead Festival of Arts, P.O. Box 331, Marblehead, MA 01945
    on the same day as the submission

All entries will be displayed at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 28 Mugford St. during the Festival and will not be returned

To contact the chairs of this exhibit: Carol Thompson, M.P. Carver & Laura Smith writersworld@marbleheadfestival.org

Awards: In  each category: Best of Show ($125), Outstanding Work ($50), and Honorable Mention

Special Awards: Marcia Doehner Award, Georgette Beck Award

Online Submission Form
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