[Nfbnet-members-list] 2013 NFB Writing Contest is Now Open

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Wed Jan 2 00:58:55 UTC 2013

2013 NFB Writing Contest is Now Open

The annual youth and adult writing contests sponsored by the Writers' 
Division of the NFB are now open for submissions! The closing date is 
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 
Orlando, Florida, the first week of July, 2013. In addition, shortly 
after convention, a list of winners will appear on the Writers' 
Division Website, 
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, 
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