Writing Contest

Write on the Sound features a writing contest for registered conference attendees, based on a theme. First and Second Place cash awards are given in the categories of Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry. Honorable Mention awards are given at the discretion of the judges and do not come with cash remuneration.

2023 Theme will be announced in the spring. 

elegibility / terms and conditions

  • Entrants must be a registered attendee of the current year conference. Conference presenters, committee, and persons affiliated with Edmonds Arts Commission are not eligible for participation.
  • The City of Edmonds is granted a one-time right to reproduce winning entries for educational purposes.
  • A social security number is required by the City of Edmonds for every cash award recipient in order to process payment.   

judging

  • Winners are selected by independent judges. Judging is anonymous. Notes are not provided.
  • Entries will be judged primarily on the quality of the writing. The theme may be addressed directly or indirectly.
  • Entries must meet all the rules and submission instructions. Entries that do not meet all the requirements may be disqualified.
  • First place awards are $100 and Second place awards are $75. Honorable Mention may be awarded at the judges’ discretion (no cash prize).

The Writing Contest awards are generously sponsored by Krause & Thorpe/RBC Wealth Management