The Frostburg State University Center for Creative Writing will hold its fourth annual One-Act Playwriting Competition to showcase new works. Writers must submit their one-act plays (with a running time of 40 minutes or less) to the center by Monday, April 1. Entries will be judged on plot, character development, dialogue and overall quality.
The first prize winner will receive $750 and production of his or her play at the Frostburg One-Act Playwriting Festival, which will be held on the FSU campus in September. Second and third prize winners will receive $250 and $100, respectively, as well as staged readings of their works.
For complete submission guidelines, go to www.frostburg.edu/cwcenter/one-act-play-festival on the Center for Creative Writing’s website.
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