The Italian Week 2010 Organizing Committee is pleased to announce a National Literary Contest in prose and poetry. The contest is open to Canadian citizens as well as to Italian citizens residing in Canada, with the exception of the members of the Organizing Committee, the panel of judges and their families and relatives.
Participants may submit no more than two texts in each of the following categories:
- Poetry in Italian, maximum 50 lines per poem;
- Short Story in Italian, minimum 2,000 words, maximum 6,000 words per short story;
- Short Story in English or French on an Italian theme: minimum 2,000 words, maximum 6,000 words per short story. (There will be prizes for each language.)
Two copies of each entry must be submitted, only one of which must contain: name, surname, address, telephone number or e-mail.
No fax or e-mail submissions accepted.
Unpublished submissions only.
Submissions will not be returned. A copy of each submission will be placed in the archives of the “Settimana Italiana.”
The Judging Committee intends, with the authors’ permission, to publish the best entries.
Typed submissions must be mailed and post-marked no later than May 14, 2010, to the following address:
Italian Week /
1026 Baseline Road
Ottawa, ON K2C 0A6
Two prizes will be awarded in each category:
1st Prize: certificate and $300.00
2nd Prize: certificate and $200.00
The prizes will be awarded during Italian Week in June 2010.
Under the Patronage of the Embassy of Italy in Ottawa
[Originally posted at Tandem Online]
Website: Italian Week Ottawa