EAGLE 1st Short Storytelling Contest

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A touch reading of a partially-faded inscription in the catacombs of St. Alexander on via Nomentana in Rome. Picture by Giorgio Crimi.

A touch reading of a partially-faded inscription in the catacombs of St. Alexander on via Nomentana in Rome. Picture by Giorgio Crimi.

 

Deadline: January 26, 2016

We’re looking for short stories! Think you can write a winning story in 2500 words or less? Enter the 1st EAGLE  Short Story Contest for your chance to win Euro Amazon Voucher for up to 200 Euross, get published in EAGLE Portal and  Storytelling Application and participate in the EAGLE 2016 Conference!  Stories must be related to one (or more) of the inscriptions featured in one (or more) of the EAGLE Collections. Stories can be in English or any other European language, as long  as you provide a 250 word abstract in English. Stories must be accessible to the public and must make use of as much multimedia (music, videos, interactive presentations, linked open data) as possible. Authors are strongly encouraged to make use of the Storytelling App. Examples can be found here.

Prizes

One First Place Winner will receive:

  • 200 Euro Amazon Voucher
  • Publication of the short story title on the EAGLE portal and featured in the EAGLE Storytelling application.
  • A digital copy of the 2nd EAGLE International Conference Proceedings.

One Second Place Winner will receive:

  • 100 Euro Amazon Voucher
  • Publication of the short story title on the EAGLE portal and featured in the EAGLE Storytelling application.
  • A digital copy of the 2nd EAGLE International Conference Proceedings.

How to Enter

  • Enter online through the EAGLE Storytelling App or submit your entry via regular email to: info@eagle-network.eu.
  • All entries must be accompanied by an Entry Form.
  • You may enter more than one story.
  • Your entry must be original, in English or any other European language but accompanied by an 250 word abstract in English.
  • Your story must be unpublished at the time of submission.
  • CHECK YOUR WORD COUNT! Entries exceeding the word limit will be disqualified.
  • For more information on the Storytelling App visit our Tutorial Center.
  • Click here for a Entry form.  It is to be used for entries submitted via regular email.

Info:

Francesco Mambrini – francesco.mambrini@dainst.de

Raffaella Santucci – raffaella.santucci@uniroma1.it

 

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