Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters: Our writing contests end in one week—don’t wait!

Contests end March 15—don’t wait! Get the attention your writing deserves through Wisconsin’s largest writing contests, hosted by Wisconsin People & Ideas, the quarterly magazine of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters. Contest winners in both the fiction and poetry categories receive awards of $500 to $100, publication in Wisconsin People & Ideas, and a reading at the Wisconsin Book Festival. First-place winners in both categories each receive a one-week writers’ residency at Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts in Mineral Point. Submission are accepted from Jan 15 to March 15, 2021.
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Our 2021 Writing Contest Judges

Chris Fink is the author of Add This to the List of Things That You Are and editor-in-chief of Beloit Fiction Journal. … Read More

Brenda Cárdenas is a widely published poet, former Milwaukee Poet Laureate and Associate Professor of English at UWM. … Read More