The Cuddy Family Foundation for Veterans is co-hosting a contest with The Military Writers Society of America that is open to all veterans who served in the armed forces of the USA.
The deadline for original poetry and short story entries is Wednesday, June 1st.
The person whose poem or short story is selected as the best submission will win roundtrip airfare and hotel accommodations for the MWSA's General Membership Conference & Awards Banquet set for New Orleans (August 25-27).
Here is the link for the contest's guidelines:
Arts in the Armed Forces presents The Bridge Award, established with the sole purpose of recognizing an emerging playwright of exceptional talent within the United States military. The award consists of a $10,000 prize and an AITAF-produced reading of the winning work.Read more
Fordham University will host its Fall 2021 Veterans Writing Workshop (VWW) online via Zoom. VWW is free for all US Veterans. There will be a Tuesday night group and a Thursday night group. Each group will meet from 6:30-8:30pm once a week for a total of 10 sessions.
Registration opens on Monday, September 13th. Workshops fill quickly.Read more
The Soldier's Arts Academy (SAA) will host its first International Poetry Competition.
They are looking for original, unpublished poems that are influenced by military life. The theme can be interpreted as loosely as you like as long as there is some link back to the military.
The competition is open to all members of the military community, whether you are a serving soldier, a veteran or a relative of a service person/ex service person. You do not need to be a published poet or have tons of experience, just have a go! This is also an international competition, so they welcome entries from across the globe.Read more
Warrior Writers presents A Memorial Day Commemoration, two days of virtual art, healing, and community from Sunday, May 30, 10am to Monday, May 31, 10pm (Eastern Time).
This Memorial Day Weekend, please join Warrior Writers for two days of wellness, art, and community. They will be offering a full program of free virtual events, including meditation, writing workshops, visual art workshops, performances from veteran artists, and even a cooking lesson! They welcome all veterans, active duty, military family members, artists, allies, and healers who are interested in their mission to engage in artistic expression and support veterans in the discovery of the arts as a transformative tool. This “virtual retreat” will have spaces for creation, reflection, and connection. Learn more about each session in the schedule below. When registering, select all the sessions you would like to attend. You will receive an email with Zoom links for your personalized schedule!Read more