Twentysomethings! Have something unique to say? Want to get ripped-off while saying it? Submit yourself to the arcane rules of Random House’s Twentysomething Writers Contest!
Up to twenty-eight Runners Up will win a contract as described without monetary compensation. By signing the contract, Grand Prize Winner and each Runner Up will convey to Random House all of the rights covered in the contract, which will include the right to publish, distribute, sublicense and sell the submission as part of the Work, in the English language, for all formats and editions of the Work, throughout the world, as well as the right to license first serial rights in the Work including the submission, all without monetary compensation other than the cash award to the Grand Prize Winner.
Random House does, however, issue a warning to twentysomethings who can’t be bothered with the fine print. Most, unfortunately, will assume RH is joking: