To celebrate the release of Jane Eyre, Vintage Books and Focus Features are pleased to present the Jane Eyre Gothic Story Competition for Young Writers. Enter by submitting your own gothic short story for the chance to win a trip for two to visit “Brontë Country,” in Yorkshire, England, including economy roundtrip airfare, four-star hotel accommodations for four nights, a trip to visit the Brontë sisters’ Parsonage, and a guided walking tour of Brontë Country. There is no entry fee for this contest.
Open to: US residents between the ages of 13 and 18 on February 1, 2011.
Genre: Gothic short story
Word length: 2,500 – 3.500 words
One Grand Prize Winner will be awarded a trip for Winner and one parent/legal guardian to Yorkshire, England (”Trip”) and the publication of the Entry online at the Random House for High School Teachers website
Five Runner Up Winners will each receive Movie Cash for admission to the Jane Eyre Movie for 2 people (ARV of $18 each).
Deadline: May 16, 2011
How to submit: By email only
For email address and more info go to: Jane Eyre Gothic Story Competition for Young Writers