We are looking for non-fiction pieces or poems sharing your experience, lessons of growth, inspiration and transformation from your time serving in the military. We are also accepting pieces from others about a soldier.
Injury & Recovery
Friends and Family
Serving During Covid
We are accepting essays and poems and images Entries must be original and not a translation of a previously published work. Maximum length: 1000 words. Anything longer will not be accepted. Submissions must be in MS Word. No email or fax submissions. Each submission must be accompanied by a duly completed entry form
Submissions must be in English. Submissions can be an English translation of the author’s unpublished original work in another language.
The contest is open to all writers, all ages, established and emerging, worldwide. Deadline: February 15, 2021, 11:59 PM, EST
Winners are chosen by blind judging. Up to 100 submissions will be published in both a hardcover and softcover print version to be released by May 2021. Additional winners will be published in the digital Soldiers Share Anthology.
LifeWrite Inc. assumes all entries are original and are the works and property of the entrant, with all rights granted therein. LifeWrite Inc. is not liable for any copyright infringement on the part of the entrant and will not become involved in copyright disputes. LifeWrite Inc. reserves the right to reject work deemed unsuitable for publication or that does not meet all named criteria. LifeWrite Inc. retains the right to use any submissions in any print, digital or audio publication. LifeWrite Inc. holds exclusive rights to any pieces published in the digital, print or audio version for a 12-month period following date of publication. After which, author may reprint piece with credit to The LifeWrite Project and The Soldiers Share Anthology. LifeWrite Inc. has the right to change titles and make editing changes necessary for clarity or correction. No content changes will be made without prior approval from the author. Author grants LifeWrite Inc. permission to use your name and biographical information, given by you to us in connection with the The LifeWrite Project, including promotion of The LifeWrite Project.
Announcement of Results
Winners will be notified by March 2021 via the email included with the submission Non-Winner Notification: Entrants not selected as winners will not be notified individually
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