RED WHEELBARROW CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!

The Red Wheelbarrow is a quarterly literary magazine edited and produced by Creative Writing majors at Interlochen Arts Academy. A public reading/performance is held to celebrate the launch of each issue. 

Current Interlochen Arts Academy students in all arts majors are welcome to submit their writing and visual artwork for consideration by the editors. Singer-Songwriters are invited to submit songs to be played live at the reading. 

The deadline for submission for the first Red Wheelbarrow of the year has been extended for Visual Arts submissions only to Monday, October 8 by midnight. 

Please follow the submission guidelines below and go to the following link to create an account and upload your work using Submittable: Submittable Account

Visual Arts Submissions:

Students are limited to 3 Visual Art submissions.

Visual Art submissions will be reproduced in full color.

All Visual Art submissions MUST include a title, or please specify if the piece is untitled.

Please do not include your name in the title of the file.

Each submission should be uploaded as a .jpeg or .PDF following the instructions on Submittable.

Notification for All Submitters:

If your work is selected, you will be notified by the editors via e-mail by Thursday, October 11. The names of selected readers, visual artists and performers will also be posted on the whiteboard in the Writing House Great Room by 5pm on Thursday, October 11. Due to the volume of submissions, editors are not able to respond to every submission. 


VIRGINIA B. BALL CREATIVE WRITING COMPETITION CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!

Interlochen Arts Academy is now accepting submissions for the Virginia B. Ball Creative Writing Scholarship Competition. For the first time, this biennial scholarship offers full tuition to its winner, renewable for each year they attend Interlochen Arts Academy. The Scholarship is made possible by the Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Foundation. 

Please visit our website to learn more about Creative Writing at Interlochen Arts Academy

To learn more about the competition, please visit write.interlochen.org. 

If you have any questions about the competition, please email us at writingcontest@interlochen.org.

Submission Guidelines: 

1) The contest is open to students who are in grades 8–11 during the 2018-19 school year.

2) Students must submit writing samples in at least two of the following genres: fiction, poetry, personal essay/memoir, screenwriting, playwriting, and hybrid genre. You should submit no more than 5 pieces total.

  • Poetry: Your sample should include 1-4 poems.
  • Fiction: Your sample should include 1-3 stories, novel or story excerpts, or flash fiction pieces. Each piece should be fewer than 3500 words.
  • Personal essay/memoir: Your sample should include 1-3 essays. Each piece should be fewer than 3500 words.
  • Screenwriting: Your sample should be fewer than 20 pages.
  • Playwriting: Your sample should be fewer than 20 pages.
  • Hybrid Genre: Your sample should include 1-3 hybrid genre pieces. Each piece should be fewer than 3500 words.

3) For each genre you submit, please save the work in a PDF or .docx file with the name of that genre. For example, if you are submitting poetry and personal essay, you should create separate PDF or .docx files titled "poetry" and "personal essay." To preserve the anonymity of entries, please do not include your name within the document or the file name.

4) Complete the entry form and upload your pieces online by Dec. 1, 2018 using our submission portal.

5) Submissions will be accepted until Dec. 1, 2018, midnight Eastern Standard Time.

6) Twenty-five contest finalists will be selected and notified no later than Dec. 20, 2018. Should you be selected as a finalist, you will be required to fill out a formal application to Interlochen Arts Academy no later than Feb. 1, 2019.

7) The first prize scholarship will cover full tuition to attend Interlochen Academy.

8) Winner will be announced no later than Apr. 1, 2019.

9) If submissions do not meet the standards set by the judges, Interlochen Center for the Arts reserves the right to designate no first prize winner and award no scholarship.

10) Students currently enrolled at Interlochen Arts Academy are ineligible for this contest.

INTERLOCHEN REVIEW

The submissions windows for 2018 issue of The Interlochen Review is now closed. We will be accepting submissions for the 2019 issue from February 1-March 1 2019. You can explore the 2018 issue at www.interlochenreview.org. 

Interlochen Arts Academy is now accepting submissions for the Virginia B. Ball Creative Writing Scholarship Competition. For the first time, this biennial scholarship offers full tuition to its winner, renewable for each year they attend Interlochen Arts Academy. The Scholarship is made possible by the Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Foundation. Please visit our website to learn more about Creative Writing at Interlochen Arts Academy. To learn more about the competition, please visit write.interlochen.org. 

Submission Guidelines: 

1) The contest is open to students who are in grades 8–11 during the 2018-19 school year.

2) Students must submit writing samples in at least two of the following genres: fiction, poetry, personal essay/memoir, screenwriting, playwriting, and hybrid genre. You should submit no more than 5 pieces total.

  • Poetry: Your sample should include 1-4 poems.
  • Fiction: Your sample should include 1-3 stories, novel or story excerpts, or flash fiction pieces. Each piece should be fewer than 3500 words.
  • Personal essay/memoir: Your sample should include 1-3 essays. Each piece should be fewer than 3500 words.
  • Screenwriting: Your sample should be fewer than 20 pages.
  • Playwriting: Your sample should be fewer than 20 pages.
  • Hybrid Genre: Your sample should include 1-3 hybrid genre pieces. Each piece should be fewer than 3500 words.

3) For each genre you submit, please save the work in a PDF or .docx file with the name of that genre. For example, if you are submitting poetry and personal essay, you should create separate PDF or .docx files titled "poetry" and "personal essay." To preserve the anonymity of entries, please do not include your name within the document or the file name.

4) Complete the entry form and submit your pieces online by Dec. 1, 2018.

5) Submissions will be accepted until Dec. 1, 2018, midnight Eastern Standard Time.

6) Twenty-five contest finalists will be selected and notified no later than Dec. 20, 2018. Should you be selected as a finalist, you will be required to fill out a formal application to Interlochen Arts Academy no later than Feb. 1, 2019.

7) The first prize scholarship will cover full tuition to attend Interlochen Academy.

8) Winner will be announced no later than Apr. 1, 2019.

9) If submissions do not meet the standards set by the judges, Interlochen Center for the Arts reserves the right to designate no first prize winner and award no scholarship.

10) Students currently enrolled at Interlochen Arts Academy are ineligible for this contest.

If you have any questions, email us at writingcontest@interlochen.org.

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