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Easy Reader Anniversary Writing, Photography and Cartooning contest guidelines

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2017 Easy Reader Anniversary Photo Contest winner. “Malaga Cove Kelp” by Joel Gitelson. 

Easy Reader/Beach 48th Anniversary Writing, Photography and Cartoon Contest Entry Guidelines

Presented by Paul’s Photo, Comic Bug

Best story: $300
Best photograph: Camera
Best cartoon: $150

Submission Deadline: Monday, July 30, 2018

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Publication date: Thursday, August 9, 2018
Submission requirements: Writings, photographs and cartoons must be submitted by email or on disk or flash drive.

Email address:

Mailing address: Easy Reader Box 427,  Hermosa Beach, Ca. 90254.

Street address: 2200 Pacific Coast Hwy., Suite 101, Hermosa Beach, Ca. 90254

Story guidelines: Stories may be real, imaginary or confabulated. Preference will be given to stories relating to the South Bay. Stories should be no more than 2,000 words. Shorter is better. Email stories to

Photo guidelines: Photos must have been taken in the South Bay between August 2017 and July 2018.
File name format: lastname-title.jpg. 2 to 5 megabytes.
All photo submissions must be accompanied by the photographer’s name and address, when and where the photo was shot, type of camera and name of shot. Limit of 4 entries per photographer.

Cartoon guidelines: Preference given to cartoons relating to the South Bay

Return policy: No submissions will be returned.

Usage rights: Writers, and photographers who submit entries to Easy Reader’s 2018 anniversary contest authorize Easy Reader and its affiliates limited rights for use of the submissions for print, web and social media. Participants retain ownership rights.



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