Ends on April 1, 2019


  • The competition is open to all Maine residents.*
  • There is no fee to enter.
  • Please follow the submission instructions carefully. Incomplete or late applications cannot be considered.
  • Submit up to 500-words max (including the opening line, but not your title) as a Word or PDF document via MWPA’s Submittable. 
  • Submissions will only be accepted online through Submittable. If you  do not have a Submittable account, you will be required to register,  which is free and requires only your name and email.
  • Your name and contact information not should appear on your submission (which may be a Word doc or PDF).
  • Please Note: As the winning entry will be published in the Maine Sunday Telegram, general  newspaper standards around cursing, excessive violence, etcetera will  be taken into consideration when selecting a winner.
  • Deadline April 1, 2019

 *Employees of MWPA and MaineToday Media, and their families, are not eligible


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Email: info@mainewriters.org