Literary LEO 2021!

LITERARY LEO!

On March 17, 2021, we’re turning LEO over to you, all of our creative readers. 

Literary LEO will accept submissions from noon Monday, Jan. 4 until noon Monday, Feb. 8. Click here to enter!

So get to writing, shooting and drawing! 

Picture your picture on the cover of LEO. Imagine your fiction, poetry or cartoon published in our pages.

Yep, here it is — the call for the 2021 Literary LEO, our annual writing and photography contest. Winners will be published in the Literary LEO issue.  

CATEGORIES:

WRITING:

(1) Short Fiction (up to 1,000 words)

(2) Poetry (up to 48 lines)

CARTOON:

(3) A single-page cartoon. Can be either a single or multiple panel cartoon.

PHOTOGRAPHY:

(4) Color Photography — a single photo

(5) Black-And-White Photography — a single photo

Do not include your name or other personal identification in the file name or meta-data.

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Submission Fee:

Free!

THE RULES (please read carefully):

You may submit one entry in a single category or in all of them. Do not include your name or any personal identification on your submissions. Stories, poems or photos with names or personal identification will be disqualified.

PHOTOS:

Files must be submitted as a .JPG and in a resolution of at least 200 dpi, with 300 dpi preferred.

SHORT STORIES AND POEMS:

Text must be submitted in one of these formats: Word (.DOC or .DOCX) or Rich Text (.RTF).

For all entries, the title on the document must match the file name. For instance, if the poem is called “Roses,” then the file name will be “Roses.” If the piece does not have a title, then use “untitled” in the file name and on the document.

CARTOONS:

Must be submitted  as a .JPG and in a resolution of at least 200 dpi, with 300 dpi preferred.

The title on the document must match the file name.

By submitting material, authors grant LEO one-time print publishing rights, including permission to publish material on LEO’s website. LEO employees and regular freelancers are not eligible. 

Winners will be published in the March 17, 2021 issue of LEO Weekly

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