Val-Tech Media

Physical Address:
PO Box 394
Perham MN 56573
United States

Description: Offered annually for unpublished works; length not to exceed 5,000 words; mss must be typed, double-spaced on 8 1/2 x 11 white paper. One copy of each entry required. Writer’s name must not appear on submission. A separate cover sheet must accompany each entry with the following information: Name of contest, title of submission, number of words, writer’s name, address, telephone number & e-mail (if available). Mss will not be returned, photocopies accepted. For those without Web access, a winners list can be obtained by sending a No 10 SASE. Reading fee of $15 per entry must be included (US funds only). Requires only one-time publishing rights to winning entries. No profanity.

Phone: 218-346-7921
Fax: 218-346-7924
Partner & Publr John Ogroske
Partner & Editor Leon Ogroske



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Dylan Thomas Centre Dylan Thomas Prize Deadline: April 30, 2008 – Check back on February 15 for Upcoming Deadline ENTRY FEE: $195 Web site: E-mail address: A prize of £60,000 (approximately $117,173) is given biennially to honor a book of poetry or fiction that “displays creative, imaginative, and innovative use of the English language” by a writer under 30. Publishers may submit three copies of a book published after April 23, 2007, with a £100 (approximately $195) entry fee by April 30. Visit the Web site for the required entry form and complete guidelines.   Diagram Innovative Fiction … Continue reading AWARDS/CONTESTS/COMPETITIONS 11/03/08


The ASA International Screenplay Competition, co-sponsored by Gotham Writers’ Workshop, is an industry leading competition because it was designed and is maintained first and foremost with you the screenwriter in mind. We pride ourselves on offering a competition that is only one of eight to be awarded an A+ grade by Creative Screenwriting, a structured judging program, and a notification system to let every entrant know where they stand and how the competition is doing. We know you have a choice of screenplay competitions to enter and we want the ASA International Screenplay Competition to be your choice. Thank you … Continue reading COMPETITIIONS/CONTESTS/AWARDS 10/27/2008


WRITER”S DIGEST  Short Short Story Competition Deadline: December 1, 2008 Entry Fee: $12 Web site: E-mail address: A prize of $3,000 is given annually for a short short story. A second-place prize of $1,500 is also awarded. The winning works will be published in an anthology by Trafford Publishing. Submit a story of up to 1,500words with a $12 entry fee by December 1. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the Web site for the required application and complete guidelines. Writer’s Digest, Short Short Story Competition, 700 East State Street, Iola, WA 54990. (715) 445-4612, ext. 13430.   … Continue reading COMPETITIONS/CONTESTS/AWARDS 10/20/2009

Opportunities – Grants and Awards

Futhermore Grants The Furthermore program is concerned with nonfiction book publishing about the city; natural and historic resources; art, architecture, and design; cultural history; and civil liberties and other public issues of the day. Our grants apply to writing, research, editing, design, indexing, photography, illustration, and printing and binding. Grants made directly to the publishers must be nonprofit in nature. Grants from $500 to roughly $15,000 are awarded in spring and fall with March 15 and September 15 deadlines.   A Room Of Her Own Foundation Literary Gift of Freedom Award A Room Of Her Own Foundation is dedicated … Continue reading Opportunities – Grants and Awards