Call for writers: ArtAscent is now accepting submissions for the international writing competition themed “Desire.”

The competition theme is “Desire.” Emotional, physical, imagined desire. Global desire. Intangible desire. Consequences of desire. Show us what desire means to you.

Article submissions are accepted from all writers 18 years and older, residing in Canada (except Quebec) or the U.S., including fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words).

All work is evaluated based on the vision as relates to the submission theme. Submissions including diverse interpretations of the theme will be considered. The beauty of art is that 100 artists can look at the same thing and interpret it in completely unique ways. That’s what can make it breathtaking. Share your interpretation and you might be professionally reviewed, win a cash prize and/or be published in ArtAscent Journal of Art & Literature!

The writers submission process includes entry fee, entry form, submission review, winners publication in ArtAscent magazine, website and online social media and delivery of any applicable cash awards.

Deadline April 30, 2014

Gold Winner (1)

  • $50
  • Featured in ArtAscent Magazine with an accompanying professional review/profile written by our art writer including your bio, your writing and your website link.
  • Additional publication and exposure includes ArtAscent website and social media.

Honourable Mention Winners (2-6)

  • Featured in ArtAscent Magazine, with your name and your website link.
  • Additional publication and exposure includes ArtAscent website and social media.
  • At least two Honourable Mention Winners will be published, but depending on entries, we may award and publish up to 6.

How To Enter This Call For Entry

Please note:

  • Your submission may be previously published, but must be your original creation.
  • We do not represent writers or sell their work. Any purchase inquiries will be referred directly to the writer.
  • All work submitted to ArtAscent remain the property of the writer and the writer retains the copyright. Entrants agree that ArtAscent may feature their submitted entry for display, marketing, promotions, and exhibition archives. We will credit each writer with their name, article title, website if provided. Non-winning entries will not be published.
  • If the form is not completed correctly, you may need to re-enter your information again. It’s a good idea to keep a copy of your entry information in case you need to use it again.

1. Be prepared with:

  • Your article  - File type: doc or txt  - Max. file upload size: 7MB
  • Name your article file this way: “YourName_ArticleName.doc”
  • Your artist statement including how your images represent the competition theme  (200-300 words is suggested)
  • Your artist biography (200-300 words is suggested)

2. Click on the entry fee to add it to your cart. Each article submitted requires a new entry.

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3. After you submit payment via secure PayPal, your browser will be redirected to the online entry form. You will also receive an email with information on what to do if you experience difficulties with the entry form process.

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