Arts Rolla is pleased to facilitate the 8th Writing Competition.


Arts Rolla is pleased to facilitate the 8th Writing Competition. The competition accepts written work in the creative writing categories of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Two judges will select the prizewinners in each category. At the judges’ discretion, monetary awards worth $100, $50 and $25 will be given in each category.

The entry form can be downloaded at the Arts Rolla website, www.artsrolla.org, or to receive the form by mail, please call the Arts Rolla office at (573) 364-5539. The submission deadline for entering the competition is October 20, 2011.

Winners will be announced and have an opportunity to read from their work at a reception to be held at 7 pm on Friday, November 12, 2011 at the Phelps County Community Courthouse Community Room, 200 N. Main Street, Rolla. The public is invited to this event.

Arts Rolla is presently seeking sponsors for the prizes. If you are interested in sponsoring a prize or contributing to one, please contact the Arts Rolla office at (573) 364-5539. We would be happy to pick up your contribution, or you can mail it to Arts Rolla, P.O. Box 721, Rolla, MO 65401.