Saturday, April 21, 2012

Writing Contest News--4.20.12

Rand McNally Welcomes WorldStrides as a Primary Sponsor of "America the ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SKOKIE, Ill., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- With its "America the Beautiful" student essay contest underway, Rand McNally today unveiled details about the once-in-a-lifetime trips to Washington, DC that ten finalists and their ...
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Writing contest targets women's roles
Viet Nam News
More than 2000 workers in HCM City have entered submissions in a writing contest begun last month that focuses on women and their role in modern society. The HCM City Labour Union launched the contest, which aims to encourage women, especially female ...
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Ndege wins Twins essay tilt
Star News
By Heidi Quanrud on April 20, 2012 at 10:29 am Elk River High School junior Fanaka Ndege is the 11th-grade winner in the Minnesota Twins Father of the Year Essay Contest. Additionally, three other Elk River juniors received runner-up recognition.
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Middle-schoolers reminded of deadline for Rainy Day writing contest
The Daily Jeffersonian
Stories should include a catchy headline and the name, home address, email address and school of the writer. Sponsors emphasize entries should be stories, not essays and that the contest is not meant to be a student-parent exercise.
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The Pulitzer Judges Were Dead Wrong
Huffington Post
The contest was to encourage Wyoming writers and we failed in that enterprise by lifting the bar based on our own elitist notions of what constituted literary standards. We might have been right in that notion but wrong in maintaining the goals of the ...
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Northfield's Arts and Culture Commission 2012 Sidewalk Poetry Contest Winners ...
... in alphabetical order, of Northfield's second annual Sidewalk Poetry Contest: The five contest judges were drawn from across the community, representing the schools, the colleges, the city, professional writers, and published poets.
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Hands on a Hardbody: Amanda Green on Developing the Musical, Writing with Trey
The show is an adaptation of the documentary film Hands on a Hard Body, which relates the story of a Nissan dealership in Longview, Texas that holds a contest to award a truck to the person who maintains a hand on the vehicle for the longest period of ...
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Riverside students place in top 10 in Art & Essay contest
Four Riverside High School students placed in the top 10 winners at the South Carolina Dialogue Foundation's 2nd Annual Art & Essay contest. The award ceremony was held March 18 at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research.
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Science writing contest open [UK] | IJNet
By mlooney
U.K. writers interested in science can submit articles to a contest. The Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize seeks articles that can bring a scientific idea to life, with winning entries receiving publication in The Guardian or The Observer and a ...
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The Back Story Writing Contest (WEbook Blog: A Writer's Resource )
Last week we ran a blog post that explored George R. R. Martin's talent for conveying back story in his fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire. Good old George ...
2012 Youth Writing Contest Winners
By Joan Wilson. The Sassafras Literary Exchange Youth Writing Contest Awards presentation was held at the Pickens County Library on Tuesday, April 9, 2012.
Photos inspire writing contest entries | Observer and Eccentric ...
The search is on for authors with a keen eye. "Short on Words," a poetry and short story contest held in conjunction with Northville's 2012 Arts & Acts Festival, ...

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