US New Works of Merit seeks scripts of social significance ($25 fee, $300 prize)

Now in its 15th year,  US-based New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest is accepting scripts to bring works of social significance to the attention of producers and directors.

They are looking for everything from original full lengths and shorts, to children’s plays and scripts that have received a workshop or staged reading. See this link for full list.

What you get: $300 + a professional reading and Q&A valued at $1,000.

How to apply:  There is a fee of $25 which can be paid via this link. Plays submitted must be the original work of the author. Submit through this link

Deadline: 30 June 30, 2017 

Source: Direct contact

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