Writing Competition: Dreams Come True
An International Writing Competition and Award in Literature. Deadline: September 30.
The Writers Club Santa Monica College invites all students to participate in the Dreams Come True International Writing Competition. It is now open for poetry and short story submissions until September 30.
The competition challenges SMC and students worldwide to write their legacy as part of literature, culture, communities, and beyond. It is a noble and bold path that gives purpose to our human spirit, especially during these uncertain times. Our Club's Dreams Come True judges panel encourages all student writers to believe in their dreams and submit their pieces.
To submit email your writing by midnight (PST) Thursday, September 30.
Deadline: September 30, 2021
A Dreams Come True Award in Literature and publication in an anthology of student writing is given annually for a short story or poem. In addition, an Award in Innovation will be given to recognize an exceptional submission and a Dreams Come True Young Award to three exceptional secondary or primary student writers.
Submit a poem or up to 3,500 words of short story fiction. Pieces should be 12-pt. font in Times New Roman. A title page must accompany each entry stating genre (poetry or short story fiction), your name, contact information, name of school, academic level, and state or country.
Students worldwide are eligible. All entries must be accompanied by a signed copy of these Terms and Conditions. Visit the complete guideline link here:
One copy of the book and/or magazine will be supplied to every awardee. Writers may enter more than once and as many as three poems or short stories may be submitted per entry. All genres and styles are welcome. Writers retain exclusive rights to their work.
- Finalists are notified in October, after preliminary judging.
- Final judging selects all winners for all categories.
- Judges have the option to select work for special awards and honorable mentions.
- These and all other entries will be considered for publication by the Writers Club SMC.