Whatcom WRITES Writing Contest

Whatcom WRITES 2014 authors present at Village Books.
Whatcom WRITES 2014 authors present at Village Books.

Whatcom WRITES is a writing contest offering writers of all ages and experience levels an opportunity to explore themes related to the year’s Whatcom READS title. Top entries are selected for publication and public presentation.

Whatcom WRITES organizers will announce opportunities to submit entries later in 2018.

How to Find the Published Collection

Thank you to all who submitted entries for Whatcom WRITES 2018! The published collection of selected submissions can be found at your local library and online linked below:

RESISTANCE: An anthology of stories and poetry in honor of Sunil Yapa.

The Fine Print

Entries received are judged on a rubric that includes originality, design and creativity, demonstrated writing skills, and appropriateness to contest theme.

Whatcom READS will publish a print and electronic anthology of the top entries received, together with a piece written by author Sunil Yapa.  People who submit top entries will be invited to make a public presentation of their work.

By submitting an entry, writers grant permission to Whatcom READS to share their entries, in part or in whole, in the anthology and in other Whatcom READS print and digital publications, websites and social media sites, and public presentations. Rights return to the author upon publication.

More Information

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