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Easy Reader 47th Anniversary Contest Entry Guidelines

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2016 Grand Prize Photography. “Serenity” by Homer Hernandez

Easy Reader/Beach 47th Anniversary Writing, Photography, Video and Cartoon Contest Entry Guidelines

Presented by Paul’s Photo, Comic Bug

Best story: $300
Best photograph: Camera
Best video: Go Pro 5

Best cartoon: Graphic tablet

Submission Deadline: Friday, July 28, 2017

Publication date: Thursday, August 11, 2017
Submission requirements: Writings, photographs and cartoons must be submitted by email or on disk or flash drive. Videos may be submitted through transfer services or on disk or flash drives. 

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 September 2016 and July 2017. 
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.

Video guidelines: Limit of 2 videos per videographer. 2 to 4 minutes. Preference given to videos relating to the South Bay.

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 2017 anniversary contest authorize Easy Reader and its affiliate’s limited rights for use of the submissions for print, web and social media. Participants retain ownership rights.





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