Competition – For Writers

Inaugural Writing Competition

Theme:            “An artist and their work. ” Any artists of your choice other than yourself.

Submission:    The writing must be a your own, previously unplublished and original work between
                         250 and 500 words. 1-3 images must be submitted with each entry.

Prize:                The winning writer’s piece will be published in the Summer 2020 print edition.

Deadline:        This competition is now closed. Results will be posted at the end of July 2020.

Judge:              Ed McCormack, Managing Editor. Winners to be announced on the website 08/02/20.

Entry Fee:        $20 for each entry


  • Subject:  The writing must be about another artist and their artwork (not your own). 
  • Writing must be original and unpublished and between 250-500 words.
  • Submissions should be in standard manuscript format (double-space, one inch margins, 12 point Timer, Times New Roman or similar font).
  • Submissions should be uploaded as a PDF or Word Document.
  • Please do not attach bios or resumes.
  • Please spell check and review your submission for typos and grammatical errors. Excessive typos may disqualify your submission.
  • Image submissions should be images of the artist’s original work.
  • Writers must have the artist’s authority to allow G&S Arts Journal the right to reprint the images of their work.
  • Any images attached to the writing must be 300dpi in jpg or tiff format.  The title, artist’s name, size of work and medium must be included in the file name of the image:
    • (e.g. Title-Mr Artist-12x12inches-acrylic on canvas.jpg)
  • Please address any questions to
Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 6 files.
Format: jpeg, png, tiff. Size 15MB max. Please label each file with YourName_title_dimension_media.jpg (example = JohnSmith_beauty_75x32_acrylics.jpg)
By checking the box you acknowledge that the attached artwork is your own and that you are giving permission to publish the images if chosen.
Press SUBMIT to go to the payment page