WOTS Literary Contest
October 3-5, 2014

2014 WOTS Literary Contest

The theme for the 21st annual Write on the Sound Literary Contest is CATCH. 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.  

· Entrants must be registered for the conference or pre-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.

Download the offical 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

This unique and affordable conference hosts a capacity 275 attendees. Attracting presenters and participants from the Northwest, far flung states, and abroad, our Saturday and Sunday workshops offer over thirty sessions on craft, marketing, and specialty writing topics. Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, YA, social networking and creativity are only some of the choices.

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Write on the Sound Conference is located in Edmonds, WA in the Frances Anderson Center.  

Frances Anderson Center
700 Main Street   
Edmonds, WA 98020


Public Transportation
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