Writing Contest

Step One

Choose a painting from below


Chad O’niel


“Childhood Pain”

Jessica Whitmore


“I am the Ocean. I am with Him.”

Paola Correa de Albury


“Pintando en Spinneriet Graffiti School”


(Dominican Republic)

“Sounds of Nature”

Latoya Tidd

(Trinidad and Tobago)


Danae Brisso

Selected Artwork from above named artists

Step Two


  1. Write a poem, short story, rap, song etc inspired by one of the above images
  2. Put title painting or artist name above your submission.
  3. Observe the 250 word limit
  4. Submit to antonevia@masplayhouse.com by October 10th
  5. Up to 10 Finalists will be chosen but only one will win!!

Step Three

Show some love

  1. Follow MA’s Playhouse on social media (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Linked In)
  2. Then…
  3. Repost one of our posts to your story
  4. Almost there…
  5. Share our blog on your social media platform
  6. Finally…
  7. Win a $25 dollar reward for anyone who reposts one of our posts to their insta and gets the most likes by October 30th

Step Four

Share and vote

The ten finalists’ submissions will be placed alongside their chosen painting on our blog

If you are a finalist then yay!!

Share your submissions with your community so they can support your work.

If you want to show support for a fellow artist then yay!!

You click like on the piece you feel best reflects the painting it references or the one that resonates with you the most

If you have come to support your friend artist then you know what to do…

Voting will open on October 18th until October 30th

Official Winner announced on October 31st

Step Five

What to do while waiting

Share, Share , Share

…And of course follow all of the rules above to be eligible 🙂

Good luck!!

Step Into it

Sit back and relax

One lucky person wins $500.00!!!

We’re in the money. That’s right!

Most of all have fun, celebrate the above artists through your writing and explore what’s within.

Sponsored by MA’s Playhouse

This contest is sponsored by MA’s Playhouse. We are a theater and media company dedicated to growing the voices of the Caribbean and its diaspora throughout the world.

Check out our podcast : In The Pursuit of… on Spotify or read our Blog

Join our community as a playwright, writer, singer, actor, poet, illustrator!

Email masplayhouse@gmail.com to join!

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