Thursday, December 17, 2009

Writing Contest - Call for submissions!

Contest in Italian-American Short Fiction

In conjunction with its first Italian-American Arts Festival, the Watchung Arts Center is looking for submissions of short fiction written from an Italian or Italian-American perspective. Five finalists will be chosen to read their work at the Italian-American Arts Festival on April 25, 2010 at the Watchung Arts Center in Watchung, NJ. The winning submission will be awarded a $200 prize.

Submissions will be accepted online only from December 14, 2009 - February 14, 2010.

  • $10 entry fee to be paid via PayPal.
  • Submit at rich text format (rtf) copy of your work (500 - 5,000 words) to Only one piece per writer will be accepted. Please include your PayPal confirmation number in the Subject Line of your e-mail.
  • Any questions may be directed to Claudine D'Angelo-Dotzman at


Mark Ferry said...

Okay, if I'm not Italian, but I really like Italian food, does that count?

Claudine D'Angelo-Dotzman said...

As long as you're writing about the Italians who made it for you :)