ESSAY COMPETITION – Web of Life Foundation

2nd Call For Essays
Deadline: September 30th, 2012

We are seeking Fresh ideas, Freshly presented.

The Web of Life Foundation (WOLFoundation) is seeking submissions of essays to its annual competition that carries $2,000 in prize money:  the winning entry will receive a cash prize of $1,500 while $500 will be awarded to the second placed entry. The shortlisted entries will be published as a book of collected essays.

WOLFoundation is a non-profit organization aimed at encouraging fresh thinking and clear, accessible, enjoyable writing on socio-environmental subjects.  We are looking for ideas presented in a high quality, non-technical style. We welcome any opinion on environmental issues—be they for or against any particular debate or point of view.

We are looking for clear, compelling writing in the English language showing original thinking and new ideas. We welcome any form of writing—essays, fiction short stories or any other form of prose written in accessible, enjoyable, style.

Submission Requirements: Manuscripts must be written in English, double spaced, no longer than 2,000 words and contain no abstract, list of references, or footnotes. Images are allowed as part of the manuscript.

There are no fees or membership requirements for submission.  For more information about submission guidelines and to submit your essay, please visit