Food Writing Competition

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Food Writing Contest

We are seeking food-related fiction and non-fiction entries for our First Annual Food Writing Competition. We want to highlight what can be vividly done in very few words. You have wanted to try your hand at the greatest possible concision, have you not? This is your chance to be rewarded for that. Winners will be published on Mastering the Art of Food Writing, and qualify to compete for inclusion in the first annual Food Writers to Keep an Eye On 2015 eBook we plan to publish in 2016.

Entries should be a maximum of 500 words, and may treat any food-related subject. This covers the full spectrum of food and travel writing: memoirs; short stories; reviews; poems; travelogues; essays;  guidebooks entries; lifestyle; adventure; destination features; history; and, anthropology. Not sure that’s you? Write us to ask.

Submissions should convey a passion for food and a strong desire to summon up its wonders so as to transport others. It should solicit readers to ask deeper questions about themselves and the world. It should be well crafted, demonstrate animated descriptive skills, have a clear voice and solid structure, and be from a well-defined point of view.

Submissions should be print-ready, in MS Word file format, with clean formatting, by September 30, 2015.

Winners will receive:

  • 1st prize 1 hour of free writing instruction and publication on The Rambling Epicure
  • 2nd prize 1/2 hour of free writing instruction and publication on The Rambling Epicure
  • 3rd prize 1/2 hour of free writing instruction

We look forward to hearing from you. Be assured, if you are a first time writer, we are looking for you.

Please note: Professional writers with a traditional publishing background are not eligible for this competition.


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