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Creative Writing Contest for Adult Mental Health Consumers

Deadline For Submission: October 31, 2015

Periscope – 11th Annual Creative Writing Contest

Maine Mental Health Connections is now accepting entries for its 11th annual Creative Writing Contest, with cash prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.

Eligible entries must be essays or works of fiction under 2,000 words, or poetry under 100 lines. They must be original, unpublished works submitted in English. No more than five entries per person. There is no prescribed theme for entries. There is no entry fee and no purchase of any kind required to enter.

Entrants must also be adult mental health consumers.

An anthology of outstanding entries, including the winners, will be published and distributed free of charge to all those whose entries are selected for publication. The copyright of each entry will otherwise remain the property of the author. Entrants desiring their names not to be used in this publication should so indicate on each submission.

Entries & contact information (name, address) should be submitted to:

Creative Writing Contest
Maine Mental Health Connections
150 Union Street
Bangor, ME 04401

Deadline For Submission: October 31, 2015

Winners will be notified by the end of February, 2016

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