Literary Contest
October 3-5, 2014

2014 WOTS Literary Contest

The theme for the 2014 annual Write on the Sound Literary Contest is "Catch."


  • Entrants must be registered for the conference.
  • Fee: $15 per entry – you may enter more than one category, but only one entry per category: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Entries must be 1,500 words or less.
  • Material must be original and not previously accepted for publication or production.
  • Entries must be received (not postmarked) by August 29, 2014
  • Conference presenters, steering committee, and persons affiliated with Edmonds Arts Commission are not eligible.
  • Winners are selected by independent judges.
  • Winners will be announced and prizes awarded on Saturday, October 4, 8:30 am, at the Conference orientation. An anthology of the winning entries will be available online following the conference. 
  • Download the offical instructions and entry form here. 

 2013 WOTS Literary Contest Winners2013 WOTS Literary Contest Winners

View the antholog of 2013 WOTS Literary Contest Winners here. 

Prizes are sponsored by Patricia Thorpe & Heather Krause with RBC Wealth Management.



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Conference Information

Now in its 29th year, this unique and affordable conference offers over thirty sessions on craft, marketing, and specialty writing topics. Fiction, Non-fiction, Poetry, and an opportunity to network with fellow writers are only some of the choices presented by the conference. Presenters and participants come from all around the Northwest, U.S. and abroad.

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Write on the Sound Conference

Frances Anderson Center
700 Main Street   
Edmonds, WA 98020

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The WOTS Conference is easily accessible by public transportation. Please check websites for current transportation schedules.

By Bus:  Community Transit   
By the Sounder: Sound Transit
By Train: Amtrak