Reminder: BA Book Lover's Writing Contest!


Feb 7, 2009
Just a reminder...deadline is Sunday MARCH 25 at 11:59 pm

The Argentina Independent would like to invite talented writers in Buenos Aires to submit short stories, excerpts and poems in English. The contest is open to all writers who want to share their unique voice with the English speaking community in Buenos Aires. Deadline for submissions is Sunday 25th March at midnight.

We will announce and post the five finalists here on facebook on 1st April, and our fans will then be invited vote to decide the winner, who will have their piece published on our homepage. All five finalists will have the chance to read their pieces at the first BA Books Lover's Night on 13th April (details to follow shortly). The night will include a book fair with books in English for sale or exchange, live readings and music.

Contest Guidelines

1. All entries must be less than 1000 words. There is no minimum word count.

2. All entries must be submitted by Sunday 25th March at midnight.

3. Please submit a Word or Text document, size 12 pt. font. Include your name, a title and word count. Please proofread thoroughly.

4. Participation is limited to one submission per person.

5. The writing entered and all rights to it must be your own. In submitting your entry, you agree to The Argentina Independent's non-exclusive use of your writing on our website, newsletter and associated printed press. You maintain full copyright to your entry and, where used by The Argentina Independent, the writing will be will be credited to you as the author, with a link to your website or blog where applicable.

6. Prizes: To be announced.

SEND ALL SUBMISSIONS TO: [email protected]

Please title your email Writing Contest: [Your Name}.