Hal Prize Deadline Is May 1

The Peninsula Pulse proudly presents the 2019 Hal Prize. Awarded annually since 1998, the mission of the Hal Prize is to encourage and appreciate artistic expression in various literary forms and photography.

The competition offers publication in the Peninsula Pulse’s annual Literary Issue, reaching a readership of 18,000. Prizes include cash awards of up to $150; a week’s stay at Write On, Door County (a literary retreat located in the heart of the Door Peninsula); a class at Peninsula School of Art (a nationally recognized, year-round destination for artists and art appreciators); and more.

The Hal Prize is presented in collaboration with Write On, Door County, a nonprofit promoting writing and reading to year-round and seasonal residents.

The deadline for entry is Wednesday, May 1, 2019. All submissions will be accepted digitally. To read the complete submission guidelines and submit your creative work, visit

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