Since 1981, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities has recognized and celebrated the literary accomplishments of District of Columbia resident writers through the Larry Neal Writers’ Competition. Monetary awards are given to adults aged 19 and up for artistic excellence in writing in three categories: poetry, short story and dramatic writing, and to youth (ages 8-12) and teens (ages 13-18) in three categories: poetry, short story and essay.
The 2010 deadline for submitting works is 6 pm, Tuesday, March 30, 2010.
Download the application here.
Winners will be honored at a ceremony in May at a location TBD.
For more information, contact Lisa Richards Toney.