2014 Estelle Wachtel-Torres, Md Literary Competition

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 2014 Estelle Wachtel-Torres, MC Literary Competition formerly known as the FPA Short Story Competition.

The competition is open to all Michigan residents of Polish descent who are at least 18 years old.  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 is April 26, 2014. Winners will be notified by May 10, 2014 and announced at the annual FPA General Membership Meeting on May 16, 2014.

This year a new prize category of Best Polish Theme has been established along with renaming the First Prize Winner the Estelle Wachtel-Torres, MD Grand Prize Winner.  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.