Christopher Hewitt Awards: No Fee Contest

Written by Emily Harstone | June 16, 2016

A&U (America’s AIDS Magazine) is hosting the 4th annual Christoper Hewitt Awards. This is a fee free contest with awards given in four categories: Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Creative Nonfiction.

The Deadline is July 15th, 2016th. The prize is $50. The winners work is featured in the summer issue of A&U.

A&U is a national print and online magazine in its 25th year, that regularly features cover-story interviews with writers, artists, and advocates such as Tony Kushner, E. Lynn Harris, Gore Vidal, Athol Fugard, Sapphire, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Peter Staley, John Waters, Emanuel Xavier, Dame Elizabeth Taylor, Janet Jackson, Anjelica Houston, Mondo Guerra, Aileen Getty, Mark Ruffalo, and George Takei.

All submissions must be related directly or indirectly to HIV/AIDS, including but not limited to personal, historical, critical, international, and political perspectives on HIV/AIDS—and in styles ranging from sonnets to science fiction.
Poetry can be any length and style. Submissions to the other categories should be no longer than 1,200 words. Excerpts from longer works, including memoir are accepted, as long as this work is unpublished. All entries should be previously unpublished. You can submit to multiple categories.
Submissions must be made via email. Work should be attached as a .doc a .docx, or a PDF attachment.

To get a better idea for what they are looking for you can read the winners of last years contests here.

To learn more or to submit to this years contest, visit their call for submissions page.