FRIENDS OF POLISH ARTS ANNOUNCE
2016 ESTELLE WACHTEL-TORRES, M.D.
Are you a closet writer? Always wanted to see your name and creation in print? Here’s your chance. Friends of Polish Art (FPA) is proud to announce that it is sponsoring the 2015 Estelle Wachtel-Torres, M.D. Literary Competition formerly known as the FPA Short Story Competition.
The competition is open to all Michigan residents and to students attending Michigan schools of Polish descent who are at least 18 years old. The competition is open to all FPA members regardless of residence or heritage. Participants may submit up to two entries on any subject they wish. Entries may be short stories, poems, or essays limited to 5000 words and must be the original work of the author that has never been published or won an award in any other competition.
The entry fee is $15.00 per person. Deadline for entries to be established. Winners will be notified and announced at the annual FPA General Membership Meeting on November 18, 2016.
Prizes: Estelle Wachtel-Torres, MD Literary Competition Grand Winner – $300; 2nd Place – $150.00; 3rd Place – $100.00; and Best Polish Theme – $100.00. Besides monetary prizes for the winners, excerpts of may be published in the Friends of Polish Art Newsletter and/or be put online at the Friends of Polish Art website.