[Nfbnet-members-list] Fwd: 2012 NFB Writers' division Annual youth and Adult Writing contests
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>2012 NFB Writing Contest
>The annual youth and adult writing contests sponsored by the
>Writers' Division of the NFB will open January 1st and will close April 1st.
>Adult contests, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and stories for youth
>are open to all entrants eighteen years and over.
>The Youth Writing Contest, poetry and fiction, are to promote
>Braille literacy and excellence in creative writing. Entries will be
>judged on creativity and quality of Braille. The age groups for
>these authors is divided into grade levels: Elementary, Middle and
>Prizes for contest winners range up to $100 for adult categories and
>up to $30 for youth categories.
>All contest winners will be announced at the Writers' Division
>business meeting during the NFB national convention to be held in
>Dallas, Texas, the first week of July, 2012. In addition, shortly
>after convention, a list of winners will appear on the Writers'
>First, second, and third place winners in each category will be
>considered for publication in the Writers' Division magazine, "Slate & Style."
>For additional contest details and submission guidelines, go to the
>Writers' Division Website,
>Robert Leslie Newman
>President, Omaha Chapter NFB
>President, NFB Writers' Division
>Chair, Newsletter Publication committee
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