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Essay Contest ~ Because we all have something to say ...

In light of the recent activity on Capitol Hill ...

Prompt: What are your thoughts or opinions, whether they align with the mainstream or diverge from it, the state of the government.?  

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Entry Guidelines

  • A panel of judges will evaluate each essay and decide who wins based on content, style and interest

  • Submit unpublished writings between 500- 1000 words

  • 1-4 submissions ~ only $10 per submission (kindly submit separately -fees can be waived)

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Timeline

  • Entry period  - May 1 - August 31

  • Judging period  -Aug 31-Sept 15 (subject to change)

  • Notification - Oct 1

  • Book Launch: TBA

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Awards

  • Prizes $150, $100, $75.00 and Editor’s Pick

  • Complimentary printed publication for prize winners and editor’s picks.

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Disclaimer & Rules

By entering or participating, you agree to and accept these rules and the decisions of Unpopular Opinions (UO) Anthologies. Winning a prize is conditioned on complying with these Rules and all other requirements. UO may reject or disqualify a story having any content we consider actually having violence or sex we consider gratuitous or inappropriate, intellectual property violation, invasion of privacy, disparagement of people or places or incitement of violence. We are not limited to these examples and not obligated to explain our decision.

Author keeps ownership of your work. By entering, you grant UO unlimited, non- exclusive, royalty free, perpetual publication and promotion rights to the story and use of your name and likeness, all in any and all present and future media of UO’s choice. UO may be willing, but will not be obligated, to comply in whole or in part, with the author's request to publish, stop publication, edit, modify or withdraw the story or author name.

You may enter multiple stories. Each entry must be submitted separately.
The Contest is sponsored by UO. The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or other social media sites, each and all of which you release from any and all liability. The essay contest is open to legal residents of the United States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

UO IS NOT LIABLE FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT, INVASION OF PRIVACY, PUBLICITY, DISPARAGEMENT OR DEFAMATION OR OTHER VIOLATION OF ANY RIGHTS OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY BY AN ENTRANT.

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