Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition


Friday, January 17, 2014



Entry Fees

$10 (NCWN members) / $12 (non-members)


The first-, second-, and third-place winners of the 2014 Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition will receive $300, $200, and $100 respectively. The winning entry will be considered for publication by Southern Cultures magazine.


Sponsored by the North Carolina Writers’ Network, this contest encourages the creation of lasting nonfiction that is outside the realm of conventional journalism and has relevance to North Carolinians. Subjects may include traditional categories such as reviews, travel articles, profiles or interviews, place/history pieces, or culture criticism.

The final judge is Hannah Dela Cruz Abrams.

• Open to any writer who is a legal resident of North Carolina or a member of the North Carolina Writers’ Network.
• Entries can be submitted by mail or online submission manager.
• Each entry must be an original and previously unpublished manuscript of no more than 2,000 words, typed in a 12-point standard font (i.e., Times New Roman) and double-spaced.
• Winners will be announced in March.

Contact Information

If submitting by mail, send submission to:

North Carolina Writers' Network
ATTN: Rose Post
PO Box 21591
Winston-Salem, NC 27120



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