[Nfbnet-members-list] 2012 NFB Writing Contest
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Mon Jan 2 17:01:51 UTC 2012
2012 NFB Writing Contest
The annual youth and adult writing contests sponsored by the Writers'
Division of the NFB opened up for submissions on 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 High School.
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'
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,
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