Impressions of Appalachia

Creative Arts Contest

We'd love to hear from all the diverse writers, poets, and artists that call Appalachia their home!


Each piece entered must have a connection to Appalachia. There is a limit of one piece per entry. Poetry and prose must not exceed 3000 words. The first place winners from each category will receive $100. Entries can also be published in the Impressions 2020 issue if they are designated as also being an Impression submission upon competition entry.

To enter, click the link below to receive a contest entry from and then attach both the contest entry form and your entry to an email to

with the subject 

LastName Impressions of Appalachia CAC (Prose, Art, or Poetry) Submission 2020

(A link to the email can also be found by clicking on the category name you wish to enter.)