In Art Writing Contest video, Imani Roach ‘splains it all
The Art Writing Contest deadline for applications is Midnight, Oct. 31. That's Halloween, yo. Don't party too hard. Type up your piece while sitting in your costume eating candy. You can handle it! Here's a video with Artblog's star Managing Editor, Imani Roach, talking about the nuts and bolts of applying and other aspects of the contest, like the $1,000 grand prize and two $250 second prizes! Below the video are details about how to apply and a link to the Google form for submitting your story/poem/review/essay/free-form writing.

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And we're LIVE! Imani is here to answer your burning (and simmering) questions about this years New Art Writers contest.

Posted by philly artblog on Friday, October 26, 2018


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ARTBLOG NEW WRITERS CONTEST – DEADLINE, OCT. 31, 2018

PRIZES
• 1 Grand Prize – $1,000
• 2 Honorable Mention Prizes – $250 each
• Publication of winning articles on Artblog and in “Best of” anthology

JURORS
• Alex Oehmke, B’More Art, Artist and Writer
• Carol Zou, Director of Programs, Asian Arts Initiative
• Elisabeth Perez-Luna, WHYY, Executive Producer of Audio Content

HOW TO APPLY
• Apply online here
• NO APPLICATION FEE

CALENDAR
• Wednesday, October 31, 2018 – Entries Due by Midnight
• Friday, November 19, 2018 – Winners announced
• December 2018 – Winning entries published on Artblog
• Spring, 2019 – Publication of “The Best of” anthology

DETAILS

  • All submissions must focus on art in Philadelphia on view from January – October, 2018 (art
    is not defined and can include but is not limited to performance, staged event,
    exhibit. As long as your submission deals with Philadelphia art we will consider
    it.)
  • No age restrictions
  • No Submissions written before January 1, 2018
  • Nothing over 1,000 words
  • No writing that has been previously published in a journal, newspaper, magazine or blog (Writing published on a personally maintained blog will be accepted)
  • 2 entry limit per person (Submit separate forms for each entry)
  • Students may apply, preference to independent writing outside of class
  • All entries should be submitted as a PDF under 10MB
  • Include one image of the object, performance, installation, event you are writing about
  • Limited to emerging writers with no more than 2 years paid professional writing experience

QUESTIONS?
• Email hello@theartblog.org

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