Writers in Kyoto (Wik) have launched their third annual writing competition – and this year there are more prizes including a first prize of 30,000 yen in cash, and runner-up prizes of the recently published Zen Gardens and Temples of Kyoto. Winners will also be published on the WiK website and in the Writers in Kyoto Anthology. Here are some details of how to enter:
Word Limit: 300 words
Deadline: March 1st 2018, midnight JST
Form: Short poems, character studies, essays, travel tips, whimsy, haiku sequence, haibun, wordplays, dialogue, experimental verse, etc. In short, anything that helps show the spirit of place in a fresh light.
Submissions (limited to one per person) should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
– Do not send submissions to this website!
Please use Microsoft Word to send your submission – PDFs will not be accepted. At the top of the page write the following information: Full Name • Email Contact • Nationality • Location of Current Residence (Town, Country)
Further details can be found on this beautiful flyer designed by John Einarsen. Queries should be addressed to John Dougill at the Writers in Kyoto contact page.