Prosetry Contest: The Scrutiny Chair


“Worse Than a Spanish Inquisition”

 N.Y. : N.Y. : Printed & publd. by H.R. Robinson, 1839.


Prompt: Using the above image, write a microfiction (less than 500 words—yes, 501 is more than 500). In your piece, respond to the images in the above vintage, public domain cartoon. Your piece may take any form you like as long as it includes less than 500 words and relates in some way to the images in the cartoon. (Since the text in the cartoon is blurred, please focus only on the images. Click on the cartoon to enlarge.)

Deadline: March 31st, 2010—Midnight

Submit: Prosetry [at] moonmilkreview [dot] com. Please write “Prosetry: [Title]” in the subject line.

Winner: First place will be published in the May issue of Moon Milk Review.