50th Easy Reader Anniversary Writing, Photography Contest Rules

Easy Reader 15th anniversary cover photo. File photo by Michael Justice. Design by Bob Staake

2020 Easy Reader Writing, Photography Contest

Best story: $500

Best photographs: 1st prize: Camera [Canon/Nikon] 2nd Prize: Camera [Canon] 3rd prize: Camera [Canon/Nikon]

Deadline: Friday, July 31 

Story guidelines: Submissions must be on disk or emailed. 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 okay.

Email stories to contest@EasyReaderNews.com

Mail stories to Easy Reader Contest, Box 427, Hermosa Beach, Ca. 90254

Photo guidelines: Photos must have been taken in the South Bay between September 2019 and August 2020. We are looking for photos that capture the unique place, person or thing found in one of the best places to live on the planet.

Include name and address, when and where the photo was shot, type of camera and name of shot. Limit of 4 entries per photographer.

Photos should be emailed to contest@easyreadernews.com

Photo file format: last name-title.jpg. Size: 1 to 5 megabyte

Photos on disk or thumb drive may be mailed or brought to Easy Reader Box 427, 2100 Pacific Coast Hwy., Suite 110, Hermosa Beach.

No files, discs or print copies will be returned.

Publication: Winning entries will be printed in Easy Reader’s 50th Annual Anniversary issue on Thursday, August 13.

Usage rights:

Writers, and photographers who submit entries to Easy Reader’s 2020 contest authorize Easy Reader and its affiliates rights for use of the submissions for print, social media and promotional purposes. Writers and photographers retain ownership rights of submissions. ER