Poets and Writers Invited to Participate in Tennessee Williams Poetry and Short Story Contests
February 13, 2023 – (KEY WEST, FL). As the Tennessee Williams Birthday Celebration nears, Key West Art & Historical Society invites poets and writers to submit original works for its 2023 Poetry and Short Story writing contests – components of the annual celebration held each March in honor of the Pulitzer Prize-winning literary icon that moved to Key West in 1949 and remained a resident for 34 years.
While there is no specific theme for the 2023 writing competitions, submissions must in some way reference Tennessee Williams. Authors may choose to write a story referencing Williams, his family, one of his characters, or one of the actors/actresses who played a role in his plays or films. Cost is $10 per submission and is limited to one poem and/or one short story per person. The first-place winner in each contest will be awarded $200 while the second-place winner will receive $100. Submissions will be accepted through March 11, 2023. For full contest information, guidelines, and a submission link visit www.kwahs.org/upcoming-events
The Tennessee Williams Museum on 513 Truman Avenue is open everyday for self-guided tours 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact Key West Art & Historical Society at 305-295-6616 or visit www.kwahs.org.
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Image 1: Key West Art & Historical Society invites poets and writers to submit works for the 2023 Tennessee Williams Poetry and Short Story Writing Contests - components of the upcoming Tennessee Williams Birthday Celebration. (Photo Credit: Key West Art & Historical Society)
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