Portrait in Pen Information

How do I enter?

We have changed the submission deadline to Monday, April 20.

  • Essays should be 1,000 words or less.

  • Must be non-fiction.

  • Must be typed doubled spaced.

  • You can enter more than one essay.

  • Judging will be based on quality of portrayal of a woman of character.

    • Essays will be judged by five local women.

  • Submit at The Gathering Place or to GatheringPlaceCS@gmail.com.

  • All submissions should have your name, email address, and phone number.

  • The winner will receive a $100 gift certificate to our Community Classroom and free admission to History & High Tea on May 13, 2020.

  • The winning essay will be read at History & High Tea on May 13, 2020.

    • We will also create a Chap Book with the remaining essays that will be available at The Gathering Place for a small fee.