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Kansas Voices writing contest accepting entries
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WINFIELD — Kansas Voices, sponsored by the Winfield Arts & Humanities Council, is back for its 25th year. Submit short stories, prose, or poetry. Winners will be honored and invited to read their work at a special dinner presentation at Winfield Baden Square, 700 Gary, Winfield, on May 3.
Writers may enter either youth or adult divisions in two categories: poetry and prose (short story). Youth Division entrants must be currently enrolled in high school or be under 18 years of age.
To be eligible, writers must live in Kansas.  All entries must be postmarked by March 15. No particular subject matter is required, and all entries are judged by professionals entirely on literary merit.
Entries must be unpublished stories or poems accompanied by an official entry form and a $3 entry fee for each submission. Guidelines and entry forms are available through the Winfield Arts and Humanities Council, 700 Gary, Suite A & B, Winfield, KS, 67156, 620-221-2161 or download entry form from our web page:
$1000 in prize money will be awarded:  $275 each for first prize in adult poetry and prose, $100 each for first prize in youth poetry and prose, and a total of $250 in Honorable Mentions.