Sherwood Forest Art & Literary Review

Get Published!

Writers and artists, here’s your chance to see your work in print! The 2015 JTCC Sherwood Forest Art and Literary Competition is now accepting entries. There are four categories:

  • Art (including photography)
  • Fiction
  • Creative non-fiction
  • Poetry

The rules for each category are listed below. All entries must be submitted electronically to sherwoodforest@jtcc.edu by Friday, January 30, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. and must include the Student's EmplID.

The contest is open to current John Tyler students only. Only two submissions total per student, one submission per category.

See the 2014 publication.

If you have any questions, please contact Helen McKann in the Midlothian Library. E-mail: hmckann@jtcc.edu Phone: 804-594-1523

Art

  • Submit as high-resolution (300 dpi or better) jpeg.
  • Must be original work.
  • Cannot have been professionally exhibited or offered for sale.
  • Any art entry featuring any person other than the Artist/Photographer must be accompanied by a signed consent form from that person. If the person is under 18, the legal guardian must read and sign the consent form.
  • Include EmplID

Fiction

  • Portrait layout
  • Calibri, 12 point font
  • 2500 word limit
  • Include EmplID

Creative Non-Fiction

  • Portrait layout
  • Calibri, 12 point font
  • 2500 word limit
  • Include EmplID

Poetry

  • 1000 word limit
  • Include EmplID

Students receiving first, second and third place recognition will have their work published in the Review, receive a prize and be recognized at the College's Annual Awards Night Banquet and Ceremony on April 24, 2015. First, second and third place winners in the art competition will be featured in the Review. Honorable mentions may be published if space is available.

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