On March 1, 2013, the Utica Writers Club will begin accepting entries for the Milton and Harriet Shatraw Short Story Contest. Please send your stories and entry fees to:
Milton and Harriet Shatraw Short Story Contest
32 Sanger Avenue
New Hartford, NY 13413
Entries are due by MARCH 31, 2013
Entries will be sorted into 2 categories:
1. Story Tellers (Writers 18 and older) – entry fee of $5 per story
2. Student Tales (Writers 17 and under) – entry fee of $3 per story
Stories are restricted in length to 2500 words.
Awards will be:
$100 for First place, Story Tellers and Student Tales
$75 for Second place, Story Tellers and Student Tales
$25 for Most Original Topic
1st and 2nd place prizewinners will also receive free membership to the club for the 2013-2014 season. All others who receive any kind of award receive 50% off their first year’s membership. There will be a minimum of 2 Honorable mention awards in each category. The winning stories will be collected into a contest booklet, a copy of which will be provided to all winners. Authors retain all rights to their work.
A reception open to the public will be held on June 5th in the Kirkland Public Library to celebrate the winners.
The Utica Writers Club is a non-profit organization that has been promoting good writing in the upstate community for more than 70 years. For more information about the Utica Writers Club, the Milton & Harriet Shattaw Short Story Contest, and possible sponsorships for the contest, please visit the website: TheUticaWritersClub.com
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