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Sherwood Forest Art & Literary Review

Express yourself!

Writers and artists, here’s your chance to see your work in print! The 2019 JTCC Sherwood Forest Art and Literary Competition is now accepting entries.There are four categories:

  • Art (including photography)
  • Fiction
  • Creative non-fiction
  • Poetry

The rules for each category are listed below. All entries must be submitted electronically to mgray@jtcc.edu by Friday, February 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. and must include Student ID number (EmplID).

The contest is open to current John Tyler students only. Two submissions total per student, one submission per category.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Mike Gray, Associate Professor of English
Midlothian Campus
Eliades Hall, Room E220n
mgray@jtcc.edu
804-594-1481

Art

  • Submit as high-resolution (300 dpi or better) jpeg.
  • Must be original work.
  • Cannot have been professionally exhibited or offered for sale.
  • Each art entry must be accompanied by an Artwork Release Form.
  • Art entries featuring any person other than the Artist/Photographer must include signed consent from that person (the bottom half of the Art Release Form). If the person is under 18, the legal guardian must read and sign.
  • Include Student ID and the title(s) of your work in the email.

Fiction

  • 2500 word limit
  • Include Student ID and the title(s) of your work in the email.

Creative Non-Fiction

  • 2500 word limit
  • Include Student ID and the title(s) of your work in the email.

Poetry

  • 1000 word limit
  • Include Student ID and the title(s) of your work in the email.

Those who place first, second, and third will have their work published in Sherwood, receive a cash prize, and be recognized at the College's Annual Awards Night Ceremony in April 2019. Honorable mentions may also be published if space is available.

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