Saturday, April 14, 2012

Writing Contest News--4.13.12

High School Writing Contest Winner Inspired by 'The Help'
Alison Landes, a senior at Woodside High School won the prestigious Peninsula Young Writer's Contest Grand Prize with her poems "Losing You," "Dear Santa, Mommy, and Daddy I Don't Know," and "Something Like Flight." She was presented her award, ...
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Teen Writing Contest Call for Submissions
The Meaford Independent
Attention young writers! Public libraries across Grey and Bruce Counties are seeking submissions of poetry, short stories and comics for the 2012 Write @ Your Library creative writing contest for teens. Submissions may be in either French or English.
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'Flash Fiction' writing contest under way
SEBRING -- Local writers are invited to submit one or two original, unpublished stories to the Heartland Cultural Alliance's (HCA) "2012 Flash Fiction Writing Contest." Flash fiction is a brief form of writing complete with a beginning, middle and end ...
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Youths write winning essays
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
By Joe Wright Four students won Youth Writing contest awards at the Muskingum Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross Hometown Heroes' Dinner Thursday at the Tuscarawas County Senior Center. • Sarah Clore, a Tuscarawas Central Catholic High School ...
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Eighth-grader garners a top spot in essay contest
U-T San Diego
When she first started working on her essay, Michelle Tran didn't know anything about the national debt. But her history teacher presented the class with an assignment to write about it, and she thought it would be cool. She didn't think she'd win ...
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Springwater Party Line: Artist hopes to win song-writing contest
Dansville-Genesee Country Express (blog)
By Katherine Humphrey and Judy Tripp-Neu Bruce McLellan, one of our musicians in the area, is asking that we make a difference by supporting him in a song-writing contest. Audience response counts in the judge's decision. He would like people to attend ...
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DE SIMONE: The contest that was no contest
The Times Herald
7, I stated my intent of writing about themes of cultural interests, unless there was a contemporary development that needed to be addressed first. I apologize for doing it only once, but events that needed to be addressed immediately started to ...
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Lafayette winners in national reading-writing contest
The State Library's Louisiana Center for the Book announces the state winners of the Letters About Literature competition, a national reading-writing contest, sponsored by Library of Congress Center for the Book and Target, that asks students to write ...
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Man vs. Computer: Who Wins the Essay-Scoring Challenge?
Education Week News (blog)
By Erik Robelen on April 12, 2012 4:32 PM Would you rather have an actual person score your carefully crafted essay, or an automated software program designed for that purpose? I'd still take the flawed human being any day—assuming, of course, ...
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U.Va. Grad Student's Focus on Science Fiction Author Leads to Book-Collecting ...
University of Virginia
April 12, 2012 — A doctoral student's dogged efforts to find and preserve the works of an obscure science fiction writer helped him take the top prize in the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia's 49th Book Collecting Contest.
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