2020 Hal Prize

The Peninsula Pulse announces the 2020 Hal Prize, offering publication to a readership of more than 18,000, cash awards for winners and a week stay at Write On, Door County. The Hal Prize is open to writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and to photographers throughout the United States.

Due to complications as a result of COVID-19, the publication and announcement of winners for the Hal Prize has been moved to early October. A firm date has not yet been set.

Contest Prizes

First place in fiction, nonfiction and poetry receives:

First place in photography receives:

Second place in all categories receives:

  • $100

Third place in all categories receives:

  • $50


Presenting Sponsors

Our Events