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Augusta literary competition open to S.C. writers

Porter Fleming Literary Competition awards $7,000 in cash prizes

Submission deadline: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019

Porter Fleming Literary CompetitionThe Porter Fleming Literary Competition honors the memory of Porter Fleming, one of Augusta, Georgia’s leading citizens and foremost philanthropists. The competition is administered, with the support of the Porter Fleming Foundation, by the Morris Museum of Art, the first museum in the country to focus on the art and artists of the American South.

The Porter Fleming Literary Competition consists of four categories—fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and one-act play—and awards $7,000 in cash awards.

Writers ages 18 and older who reside in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee are eligible to enter. There is a $15 entry fee. Get all the details and entry form here. Perusing the list of winners from 2017, you'll find several #SCartists. Let's do that again. [caption id="attachment_34666" align="alignnone" width="300"] The world-famous Hub Calls for Art Megaphone.[/caption]

Competition offers writers $7,000 in cash prizes

Poets, playwrights and writers: enter the Porter Fleming Literary Competition!

Entries due Feb. 5, 2016 Porter Fleming Literary CompetitionWriters age 18 and over residing in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee are eligible to apply for the Porter Fleming Literary Competition. Entries must be original, previously unpublished in print or online media and not accepted by any publisher at the time they are entered. Manuscripts previously submitted to the Porter Fleming Literary Competition may not be resubmitted. Submit as many entries in as many categories as you wish. Entries must be postmarked no later than Feb. 5, 2016. Competition categories:

  • Fiction – short stories only (2,500 words maximum)
  • Nonfiction – article or essay (2,500 words maximum)
  • Poetry – (up to three poems per entry, not to exceed five pages total per entry)
  • One-Act Play – (professional format required, limited to 15 pages)
Awards (cash awards in each category):
  • First Place – $1,000
  • Second Place – $500
  • Third Place – $250
View the complete guidelines, the list of 2015 winners and the application online. Organized by the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, Ga., the Porter Fleming Literary Competition is in its 23nd year of recognizing outstanding writing and writers. The competition honors the memory of Porter Fleming, one of Augusta’s leading citizens and foremost philanthropists. Via: Morris Museum of Art

Writers, poets, playwrights: enter the Porter Fleming Literary Competition!

Writers age 18 and over residing in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina are eligible to apply for the Porter Fleming Literary Competition. Entries must be postmarked no later than Feb. 2, 2015. Entries must be original, previously unpublished in print or online media and not accepted by any publisher at the time they are entered. Manuscripts previously submitted to the Porter Fleming Literary Competition may not be resubmitted. Submit as many entries in as many categories as you wish. Competition categories:

  • Fiction – short stories only (2,500 words maximum)
  • Nonfiction – article or essay (2,500 words maximum)
  • Poetry – (up to three poems per entry, not to exceed five pages total per entry)
  • One-Act Play – (professional format required, limited to 15 pages)
Awards (cash awards in each category):
  • First Place – $1,000
  • Second Place – $500
  • Third Place – $250
View the complete guidelines and application online. Organized by the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, Georgia, the Porter Fleming Literary Competition is in its 22nd year of recognizing outstanding writing and writers. The competition honors the memory of Porter Fleming, one of Augusta’s leading citizens and foremost philanthropists. Via: Morris Museum of Art

Writers! Submit your work to the Porter Fleming Literary Competition

Writers age 18 and over residing in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina are eligible to apply for the Porter Fleming Literary Competition. Entries must be postmarked no later than July 19, 2013. Entries must be original, previously unpublished in print or online media and not accepted by any publisher at the time they are entered. Manuscripts previously submitted to the Porter Fleming Literary Competition may not be resubmitted. Submit as many entries in as many categories as you wish. Competition categories:

  • Fiction - short stories only (2,500 words maximum)
  • Nonfiction - article or essay (2,500 words maximum)
  • Poetry - (up to three poems per entry, not to exceed five pages total per entry)
  • One-Act Play - (professional format required, limited to 15 pages)
Awards (cash awards in each category):
  • First Place - $1,000
  • Second Place - $500
  • Third Place - $250
View the complete guidelines and application online. Organized by the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, Georgia, the Porter Fleming Literary Competition is in its 20th year of recognizing outstanding writing and writers. The competition honors the memory of Porter Fleming, one of Augusta's leading citizens and foremost philanthropists. Via: Morris Museum of Art