Frost burg State University One-Act Playwriting Competition (Maryland, $20 fee, $750 prize)

The Frostburg State University Center for Creative Writing announces its seventh annual One-Act Playwriting Competition to showcase new works.

What to submit:  Writers are encouraged to submit their one-act plays (with a running time of 40 minutes or less) to the center by Friday, 15th, April, 2016. Entries will be judged on plot, character development, dialogue and overall quality.

What you pay:  There is a $20 reading fee.

What you get:  The first prize winner will receive $750 USD and production of his or her play at the Frostburg One-Act Playwriting Festival to be held on the FSU campus in September. Second and third prize winners will receive $250 and $100, respectively, and staged readings of their works.

How to apply:  For complete submission guidelines, visit the Center for Creative Writing’s website.

Please send manuscripts and enclose your $20 reading fee (checks made payable to Frostburg State University) to:

Frostburg Center for Literary Arts
Frostburg State University,
101 Braddock Road,
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303.

Deadline:  15 April 2016

Source:  Direct contact

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