Award ยป Bert Greene Awards: Submission Guidelines

Bert Greene Awards: Submission Guidelines

We will soon be accepting submissions on October 31, 2013 for the 2014 Bert Greene Awards.

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Before submitting, please visit our categories page to read the descriptions carefully. Candidates may submit works that appeared in any media (print or digital) that were originally posted or published between Jan. 1, 2013, and Dec. 31, 2013. Submitting any entry to more than one category will result in disqualification – no exceptions. If you are unsure of what category to submit, please contact


Any food writer, either IACP member or non-member, who has published a culinary-related story online or in a newspaper, newsletter, or magazine during the current calendar year is eligible to enter. Other requirements include:

• Entrants may submit only one piece per category. The same piece may not be entered into more than one category.
• Maximum submission length is 4,000 words (not including recipes) for all categories except Instructional Culinary Writing with Recipes, which has a maximum submission length of 5,000 words (not including recipes).
• Submissions that were published in a language other than English are eligible, but must include an English translation with the original work.
• Submissions that were printed as a series in two or more issues of the same publication will be considered as one work and should be submitted as a single entry.

Supporting Material Requirements

Please review closely, as failure to follow these instructions will disqualify an entry.

Entries must include:

Completed entry form.  When you complete the online entry form you will receive a confirmation email that includes your unique ‘order number.'  This is your proof of payment and accepted entry.

Important note: When sending your entry via email, YOU MUST rename the file attachment to your publication or article title. YOU MUST also write your title and category you are submitting into in the subject line of the email.

• A PDF of the published story (if originally published in a language other than English, include the English translation), emailed to All entries must be submitted without the name of the publication or author. Please cover up, scratch out, and/or block any information that may be revealing as to these two pieces of information.

For online stories: please include an unaltered version of the article including the web address and posting date.

For printed stories: please include the original magazine cover or newspaper masthead that displays the date of publication (this must be a PDF separate from your entry since it will not be shared with judges and is for our records only).

The entry fee is $50 (US) per entry for IACP members; $75 (US) per entry for non-members.

Submission deadline:

Entry forms & entry fees must be submitted by must in by Decmeber 31, 2013!

Supporting materials must be emailed to no later than January 6, 2014.

For questions, please email or call: (646) 358-4957 ext. 101


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