OUR OWN VOICE
THE 2006 IVY TERASAKA SHORT STORY COMPETITION
Ivy Terasaka was an emerging Filipino writer in Singapore where she lived with her family. She was a contributor to Our Own Voice. To honor her dream of being a writer, we named this annual competition in her memory. Ivy and her family were among those who perished during the Tsunami of 2004.
Short stories must be relevant to the Filipino experience in the Diaspora.
Deadline: APRIL 25, 2006
•Format: Word document FILE attachment
•TWO TITLE PAGES – One with the author's name, the other without the author's name
•Word count: 2,000 – 3,000 words
•Only UNPUBLISHED works will be considered
•Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
•Subject heading: "Ivy Terasaka Short Story Competition."
•LIMIT one story per author. Multiple submissions are not allowed. All submissions will be acknowledged.
•First Prize U.S. $100
•Second Prize U.S. $50
•Third Prizes (two) U.S. $25
Winners will also receive a copy of the print edition of Our Own Voice Literary / Arts Journal (2003)
Roster of Winners will be announced in August 2006 and featured in the November 2006 issue of Our Own Voice.
Members of the editorial staff of Our Own Voice are ineligible to enter the competition.