BASES XIV EDITION SHORT STORY CONTEST 2020
THE XIV EDITION OF THE SHORT STORY CONTEST “VILLA DE PEDRAZA FOUNDATION” IS CALLED, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING BASES:
1st.- All people who wish to, regardless of their nationality, may participate with only one story per author.
2nd.- The originals will be presented in Spanish and will have a length of three or four pages. Theme: Free. The works must be unpublished and not have been awarded in other contests.
3rd.- The following awards will be granted:
1st Prize, endowed with 1.000 euros and a diploma, sponsored by the Villa de Pedraza Foundation
2nd Prize, endowed with 500 euros and diploma, sponsored by Residencia Puentes del Cega
These prizes may not be declared void.
4th.- The awarded works may be published on the Foundation's website, which reserves the right to any form of publication or edition.
5th.- Papers must be sent by post to: Villa de Pedraza Foundation, for "XIV Short Story Contest", C / Real, 15, 40172 Pedraza de la Sierra (Segovia).
6th.- The stories will be presented in quadruplicate and single-sided, written with a computer, DIN A-4 format (Arial or Times New Roman font, body 12, space 1,5).
7th.- The shipment must be made under escrow, that is to say, the work will go without a signature, with only the title and motto in it. The manuscript will be sent in a closed envelope, containing inside it another sealed envelope with the motto and the title, the name and two surnames, address and telephone number of the author. The motto will be indicated on the outside of said envelope.
8th.- The deadline for the submission of originals will end on September 30, 2020. The decision of the jury will be communicated to the winners days before the award date and will be published on the website of the Foundation (www.pedraza .net). The awards ceremony will take place on October 24 at 20:00 p.m., at the headquarters of the Foundation, Founders Room, in the Santo Domingo Center.
9th.- As a condition for the reception of the prizes, the authors undertake to be present at the award ceremony and to the public reading of their work.
10th.- The winners undertake to provide the content of their works, in electronic format, to the Foundation, prior to receiving the prizes.
11th.- The jury, whose decisions will be final, will be made up of three people linked to literature and / or the Villa de Pedraza Foundation.
12th.- The works presented will not be returned nor will correspondence be maintained about them.
13th.- Contestants fully accept these rules for the mere fact of presenting themselves for the prize.
The diploma accrediting the award and the poster announcing the event have been designed by Rafael Sánchez Muñoz, a good painter based in Pedraza.
A copy of the bases can be downloaded by clicking here: Villa de Pedraza Foundation