The Piton Noire Dominica Sci-fi/Fantasy Writers Collective has launched a new contest for writers from the Commonwealth of Dominica and the Diaspora. The Piton Noire Dominica Sci-Fi/Fantasy writers contest is open to all Dominicans ages 16 and up, to both first time writers and published authors.
According to organizer, stories must be either science fiction or fantasy, and the top three judged stories will be awarded $100 U.S for 1st place, $75 US for 2nd place and $50 US for 3rd place.
According to Co-Founder Joffrey Leevy, The Piton Noire Collective was formed to encourage Dominican writers to explore the sci-fi/fantasy genres.
Meanwhile fellow Piton Noire co-founder Ronald Deschamps says there may be positive outcomes from developing Dominica’s sci-fi/fantasy literature.
The Piton Noire Dominica Sci/Fi Fantasy Writers Contest will run from November 1st 2016 to February 28th, 2017. Stories can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested writers can look up contest rules and other information on Facebook, and all winning entries will be included in the Annual Piton Noire Anthology. Writers will retain all copyrights.
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