Works up to 750 words in length should be typed, double-spaced, accompanied by a money order or check for $5 to cover administrative costs, payable to “Mona Schreiber Prize.” No limit to entries but each must have a separate fee. Put contact information directly above the title and text on your first page.
With great pleasure, we announce the 11th annual Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction.
Writers of comedic essays, articles, short stories, poetry, scripts, shopping lists and other forms are invited to submit.
Mona founded the Foster City (CA) Writers Contest, taught creative writing for San Mateo County and published humorous articles and essays in newspapers and magazines. Her son Brad founded the Prize in 2000 and judges the submissions.
No SASEs, please. Include e-mail address for notification of winners. All entries must be postmarked by December 1 for a December 24 announcement of three winners: 1st: $500. 2nd: $250. 3rd: $100. Entries are not returned and must be unpublished. Winners will have their entries posted on www.brashcyber.com. All other rights belong to the authors. Humor is subjective. Uniqueness is suggested. Weirdness is encouraged.
Rules and previous winning entries at www.brashcyber.com/mona.htm
Please forward this to other writers and organizations. I do this for love and I thank you for your help.
The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction, 15442 Vista Haven Place, Sherman Oaks, California 91403 USA