The Writer's Eye






The 11th Annual Writer's Eye Competition


    This contest is open to writers from third graders through adults who come to the Bayly Art Museum to see The Writer's Eye art selections.

    A list of these works and contest entry forms are available at the front desk of the Museum. Contestants write a poem or short story that is a personal response to one of these works.

      • Type entries, single spaced
      • submit three copies.
      • Include the title of your work and the name of the work of art that inspired it on every page.
      • Since all entries are judged anonymously, please do not put your name on your work.
      • Fill out the official entry form and staple it to the back of one copy.
      • Paper clip the three copies together.
      • Entries will not be returned so keep a copy for yourself.
      • Poems are limited to two standard sized pages in length.
      • Stories are limited to 1000 words.
      • Short pieces are just as eligible as long ones.
      • Entries must be original, never before published work by the author.
      • Writers grant permission to the Bayly Art Museum to publish their work on its Web site or in any of its educational publications.
      • Only one entry is allowed per writer.

    Entries must be received at the Museum by 5:00 PM, Friday, November 14, 1997. Mailed entries should be sent to:

    The Writer's Eye Bayly Art Museum,

    University of Virginia

    Rugby Road

    Charlottesville,VA 22903

    Winners will be notified by mail and announced on this Web site. Prizes will be awarded at a ceremony March 1, 1998.