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‘Wisconsin People & Ideas’ Taking Submissions for Writing Contest

Get the attention your writing deserves through Wisconsin’s largest and longest-running writing contests, hosted by Wisconsin People & Ideas, the quarterly magazine of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters. 

Winners in both the fiction and poetry categories will earn awards of $500 to $100, publication in Wisconsin People & Ideas and a reading at the Wisconsin Book Festival. First-place winners in both categories will receive a one-week writers’ residency at Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts in Mineral Point. Submissions will be accepted through March 15.Fiction judge Chris Fink is the author of Add This to the List of Things That You Are and editor-in-chief of Beloit Fiction Journal. Poetry judge Brenda Cárdenas is a widely published poet, former Milwaukee poet laureate and associate professor of English at UW-Milwaukee.