The Peninsula Pulse, a news, art and entertainment publication based in Door County, Wisconsin, proudly presents the 2019 Hal Prize.
The Hal Prize is open to writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and to photographers throughout the United States. Judges for each category include prestigious and professional authors and photographers including authors Thomas Pecore Weso, Ira Sukrungruang and Cynthia Swanson, and photographer Tytia Habing.
The Hal Prize offers publication in the Peninsula Pulse’s annual Literary Issue, reading a readership of 18,000. Cash awards of up to $150, a week stay at Write On, Door County (a literary retreat located in the heart of the Door Peninsula), a class at Peninsula School of Art (a nationally recognized year-round destination for artists and art appreciators), and other prizes will be awarded.
The Hal Prize is presented in collaboration with Write On, Door County, a nonprofit organization promoting writing and reading to year-round and seasonal residents in the county.
The Hal Prize is held in the spirit of the late Hal Grutzmacher, a professor and Door County bookstore owner, by offering commentary and encouragement to promising writers and photographers.
All submissions will be accepted digitally. The deadline for submission is Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
For complete submission guidelines and to submit your creative work, click here.