Don't Forget

Don't Forget

The 2007 Traver Writing Award

You still have a couple of months to send in your submissions to the Robert Traver Fly-fishing Writing Contest for a chance to win $2,500. The contest is open to previously unpublished essays or short stories that reflect the writing tradition of Robert Traver, aka John D. Voelker.

The winning essay or story must be: "A distinguished original essay or work of short fiction that embodies an implicit love of fly-fishing, respect for the sport and the natural world in which it takes place, and high literary values."

Send in a typed, double-space manuscript of no more than 3,500 words to Fly Rod & Reel, Robert Traver Award, PO Box 370, Camden, ME 04843. The winning story or essay will be published in the November/December 2007 issue of FR&R.

You may submit your manuscript on a disk along with a hard copy, and please include an oversize self-addressed stamped envelope. No e-mail submissions will be accepted. Enter only once. The deadline is June 15, 2007. Good luck!