Writers Under 30

The Westchester Review, a literary journal publishing poetry and short fiction by writers who live, work and study in Westchester County, is now accepting submissions for its first “Writers Under 30” contest. The rules are as follows:


  • The contest is open to writers of poetry and fiction who live, work or study in Westchester County, N.Y., and who are under the age of 30 as of March 15, 2012.
  • We will award a prize for fiction and another for poetry. Winners will receive $100, publication in our upcoming issue, and two copies of the Westchester Review. Runners-up will be considered for publication.
  • Deadline is March 15, 2012.
  • Writers can submit unpublished work of up to three poems or a short story (5000 word maximum). Submissions should be sent to [email protected], with the writer’s name, phone number and email address in a cover letter. Please write “Contest” in the subject line.
  • There is a $10 reading fee for each submission, which can be paid through the PayPal link on the “Contests and Events” tab of our website, www.westchesterreview.com.


Please forward this email to your colleagues, students, and anyone else who might be interested. If you have any questions, you can contact us at [email protected]. For updates on the contest, you can follow us on Twitter or friend us on Facebook.