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Contest :: Nickie’s Prize for Humor Writing

2020 Nickie's Prize for Humor WritingDeadline: Midnight (EST), August 1, 2020
Time to spill the family secrets. Submit your funny sister (or soul sister) story by midnight (EST) Aug. 1, for Nickie’s Prize for Humor Writing sponsored by the University of Dayton’s Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop. $300 cash prizes for up to 20 winners. Winning essays will be published online, with the possibility of being included in a future anthology. In the spirit of Erma Bombeck, the tone can be humorous, absurd, offbeat, quirky, or fun in a smart way. All previously unpublished essays no longer than 1,000 words will be considered. Submission fee: $25. Details: humorwriters.org/nickies-prize/.