Thursday, October 20, 2011

2nd Annual O'Keefe Prize for Graphic Literature

The English and Art Departments of Diablo Valley College are accepting entries for the 2nd Annual O'Keefe Prize for Graphic Literature--a contest highlighting the best in comics art and writing.

Prizes include $$$$$, a comics prize pack, and publication for the DVC student body.

To enter submit a draft of your graphic essay by November 21, 2011. If you are creating a comic for class, this is the perfect opportunity to not only get a great grade, but also get some recognition and professional feedback. After submitting a draft, you will receive advice from professional writers and artists about how to make your graphic essay even better.

So let your creativity soar and pull out those colored pencils, crayons, paints, and cameras. For more information go to: jamesokeefeprize.blogspot.com.

For a peek at the last year's winner, check out "A Prayer for Uganda" by Lizbeth Brown.