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Dear Writers,

Please share this news with friends who might be interested in my “Immigrant Experience Writing Contest” or any of the writing contests offered through The Literary Stage at the San Mateo County Fair.

Good luck to everyone!

Sincerely,

Theme Consultant and Writers’ Platform-Building Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan

Inline image 1 photo by Lynn Scott

2018    SCHEDULE OF LITERARY STAGE “EVENTS WITHIN THE EVENT”

Writers Helping Writers: The Art of Mentoring Sponsored by the San Francisco Peninsula branch of the California Writers Club (CWC)

Monday, April 2, 2018, 11:59pm  ALL LITERARY ARTS ENTRIES DUE  including the Notre Dame de Namur Scholarship and Anthology Book Cover contest for artists  https://www.sanmateocountyfair.com/pdf/2018/exhibits/literary_18.pdf

https://www.sanmateocountyfair.com/literary-arts

HOW TO ENTER ONLINE  https://www.sanmateocountyfair.com/pdf/2018/exhibits/how_to_enter_18.pdf

REGISTRATION FORM AND FEES: http://sanmat.fairwire.com/

The contest description is on page 60 of the 2018 San Mateo County Fair Literary Arts Contest Book

https://www.sanmateocountyfair.com/pdf/2018/exhibits/literary_18.pdf

2018 Immigrant Experience Writing Contest, created by Author Teresa LeYung-Ryan

DIVISION 40 – THE IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE: SHORT STORY, ESSAY, OR MONOLOGUE CONTEST
This contest is to honor immigrants who struggle over language barriers, poverty, stigmas, and injustice.
ELIGIBILITY:
Word Count   1,500 word max unpublished short story, essay, or monologue (no synopsis or prologue).
RULES:
Your entry could be a firsthand account or a retelling of someone else’s experience. Show how your protagonist goes about pursuing what she/he wants while confronting antagonists (persons or circumstances); use authentic details to show protagonist’s recollection or attitude of “the old country.” Foreshadow the core theme in the first paragraph. Focus on “immigrant” experience.
AWARD OFFERED
1st Place $100 Rosette
2nd Place $50 Rosette
3rd Place $25 Rosette
Immigrant Experience Writing Contest is sponsored by Theme Consultant and Writing Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan    www.writingcoachTeresa.com
Coach Teresa’s blog: http://lovemadeofheart.com/blog/
Author of Love Made of Heart: a Daughter, a Mother, a Journey Through Mental Illness (novel); Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase in 22 Days (workbook); and Talking to My Dead Mom Monologues

 

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