McComb Rotary is co-sponsoring the The Pike County Arts Council 2013 Literary Competition. The following categories will be open for submissions beginning February 1, 2013 and continuing through March 1, 2013. The winners will be announced in a program and ceremony beginning at 6:00 PM, April 9, 2013 at the State Theater in McComb. Noted New Orleans novelist Chris Wiltz will be the keynote speaker.
Purpose: To promote the art of communication in our community through literature, touching both youth and adults across the socio-economic spectrum.
This is a competitive, juried event in three categories: Poetry, essay and short story submissions in three age categories, Youth (5th thru 8th grades), High School (9th thru 12th grades) and Adults, including college students.
All essay submissions should address this year's Rotary theme, "Peace Through Service"
Full details and submission guidelines will be posted, soon.