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Kay Snow Screenplay Writing Award (Scott Myers Bonus Prize in 2017)
5331 SW Macadam Ave.
Suite 258, PMB 215
Portland, OR 97239
United States
(503) 305-6729

Description: Since its beginning in 1965, Willamette Writers has provided meeting places for the exchange of ideas and information and has initiated programs designed to help writers increase skills related to the craft of writing. Both published, self-published, screenwriters and aspiring writers are invited to join.

Objective: The purpose of this annual writing contest, named in honor of Willamette Writers’ founder, Kay Snow, is to help writers reach professional goals in writing.
Entry Fee: $10-15
Type: Screenplay
Originates From: United States
Occurrence: Yearly
Sponsored By:
Start Date: 3/21/2017
Submission Deadlines: 6/15/2017
Winners Announced: July 16, 2017
Rules: Rules:
1. Standard screenplay formatting, 12 point Courier font. Submit as a .pdf

2. All entries should have a title on the top of the first page. Each following page should have the title of shortened title next to the page number in the top right-hand corner.

3. To assure confidentiality, do not put author's name on manuscript including on the title page.

4. All entries must be original and unpublished or unproduced. Being posted on a web site is not considered publication, nor is a nonfiction article appearing in an online newsletter if there was no payment involved.

5. Only one prize will be awarded to a winner in any category.

6. Fee per entry is $10 per entry for members of Willamette Writers and $15 per entry for non-members. Note: Contest fees are not refundable.

7. You may enter more than one category and submit more than one entry in each category.

8. Submissions will be judged anonymously and judges' decisions will be final. Judges reserve the right to withhold prizes in any category if entries do not meet their standards.

9. We will email you at the email address you provide on or before June 20th, 2017. If you do not respond within two weeks of that email, your entry may be disqualified.

People not eligible to enter:

1. Winners of the last two (2) Kay Snow Writing Contests (winners means coming in first place in a category).

2. Officers and Board members and their family members, staff and contractors and their family members, and conference faculty.
Prizes and Awards: Winning entries are awarded:
First prize: $100 and one day admission to the Willamette Writers Conference
Second prize: $25 and one day admission to the Willamette Writers Conference
Third prize: $50

Winners of the Kay Snow contest will be honored at the annual Willamette Writers Conference.

2017 Bonus Prize:
Winners of the first three prizes in Screenplay Writing will have the option of having dinner with Producer/Writer/A.D. Scott Myers of Go Into The Story at the Willamette Writers Conference, August 4-6 in Portland Oregon, to discuss their screenplays.
More: The 2017 Willamette Writers Conference will be held Aug. 4-6 in Portland. Details here:

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