Postmark deadline: May 31
Mountain Heritage Literary Festival 2019 at Lincoln Memorial University announces
its fourteenth annual writing competition. Prize amounts of $150 for first place,
$75 for second place and $50 for third place are awarded in each category. Honorable
mentions are awarded at the discretion of the judges. Judges may include writers,
librarians, professors of literature or creative writing, graduate students. Judges
IF YOU WON OR PLACED IN THE CONTEST IN 2018, PLEASE CONTACT DARNELL ARNOULT.
|The Jesse Stuart Prize for Young Adult Fiction
Entries for this prize are limited to no more than 3,000 words and may not be entered simultaneously in the Still contest.
|The James Still Prize for Short Story
Entries for this prize should be no more than 4,000 words and there is no restriction on subject matter.
|The George Scarbrough Prize for Poetry
There are no restrictions on subject matter for this prize. One entry is considered a single poem or a set of up to three poems.
|The Emma Bell Miles Prize for Essay
Entries for this prize should be no more than 4,000 words, and there is no restriction on subject matter.
General Contest Rules
Judges for this contest may include published authors, librarians, professors of literature
or creative writing, or graduate students in creative writing. Judges are annonymous.
Lincoln Memorial University
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752
Send email inquiries to Darnell Arnoult at [email protected]