Tennessee Williams Literary Festival Writing Contests

The Tennessee Williams Literary Festival in New Orleans has four open contests!

One-Act Play Contest

Grand Prize

  • $1,500
  • Professional Staged Reading at the next Festival
  • VIP All-Access Festival pass ($600 value)
  • Publication in Bayou Magazine

Deadline: November 1,2017

For submission guidelines and more information click here.

Poetry Contest

Grand Prize

  • $1,000
  • VIP All-Access Pass ($600 value) for the Festival
  • Publication in Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine
  • Public reading at the next Festival

Deadline: November 15, 2017

For submission guidelines and more information click here.

Fiction Contest

Grand Prize

  • $1,500
  • Domestic airfare (up to $500) and French Quarter accommodations to attend the Festival in New Orleans
  • VIP All-Access Festival pass for the next Festival ($600 value)
  • Public reading at a literary panel at the next Festival
  • Publication in Louisiana Literature

Deadline: November 30, 2017

For submission guidelines and more information click here.

Very Short Fiction Contest

Grand Prize

  • $500
  • Passes to Panels and Master Classes ($200 Value)
  • Public reading at a literary panel at the next Festival
  • Publication in New Orleans Review Web Features

Deadline: November 8, 2017

For submission guidelines and more information click here.

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