Sunday, January 18, 2009

Thurber House is now accepting submissions for the 2009 Columbus Literary Awards!

The Columbus Literary Awards is a biennial award sponsored by the Greater Columbus Arts Council, and administered by Thurber House, that recognizes the most outstanding literary works produced by Franklin County writers in the genres of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Each winner receives an award of $5000 to encourage his or her writing career.

Three judges in each genre will determine the winner. Winners will be notified in September and celebrated at a reception and reading in October.

Guidelines and application form can be downloaded online at: All applications must be received at Thurber House, 77 Jefferson Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215 by 4:00
p.m. Monday, May 4, 2009. Postmark dates will not be accepted.

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