Saturday, April 28, 2012

Writing Contest News--4.26.12

Writing contest winners
The Carrboro Citizen
By Staff Five CHCCS high school and middle school students have become published writers. They are winners of the 2012 CHCCS Writing Contest, "Writing and Growing," sponsored by The Writers' Discussion Group of Chapel Hill. They will be celebrated at a ...
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Seacoast Writers Association announces contest winners
The Seacoast Writers Association has announced the winners in its 2012 annual writing contest. Winners receive prizes of $100, $75, or $50 plus publication. In the short story competition, the first place winner is Ben Morong, York, Maine.
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OpSail essay, art contest prize is ride on tall ship Eagle
The Westerly Sun
NEW LONDON — Operation Sail, the national non-profit organization that produces tall ship events commemorating patriotic American milestones, is sponsoring essay and art contests for high school students in association with the USS Constitution Museum ...
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Essay Winner: 'Is There Pride in Serving Our Military?'
Amy Deardeuff, a senior at Fort Zumwalt West High School, won a VFW essay contest this year with her piece titled, "Is There Pride in Serving Our Military?" Blogger Mike Nunnery praised Amy, after she read her essay at the April 12 O'Fallon City ...
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Facebook Fan Page Contest App Launched by TabSite
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
TabSite's Facebook Fan Page tab builder platform has launched a new full-featured Contest tool. The new Contest suite allows Page Admins to easily create fan contests where users can submit entries and vote on Photo uploads, Videos, or Essay Contests.
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Watertown High School Student to Receive Sports Writing Award at the Celtics Game
By Charlie Breitrose Watertown High School student Margaret Antonellis will report from Thursday night's Boston Celtics game after winning first place in the Will McDonough Writing Contest. The senior was named first place winner for 12th graders in ...
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Poetry slam to pick teens for competition in San Francisco
The Ann Arbor News -
JaCquell Price, 20, says that the social skills weren't the only area of improvement that came from participating in the contest. His writing and performance skills were improved as well. "I've always been a good writer, but it helped me look at ...
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The Ann Arbor News -
Literary Achievement winners
More than 200 students had entered the contest which accepts many styles of writing including short story, non-fiction and poetry. Among the winners was Wells High senior Audrey Borst, who received first place for an untitled personal essay.
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Valley writing award goes to 12-year-old leukemia survivor
SnoValley Star
By Sebastian Moraga Natalie Smith, here with her mother Dene James, won first prize in the young adult writer category of the SnoValley Writes writing contest. Smith, a leukemia survivor, based her story, 'The Battle,' on her struggle to beat the ...
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Authors and Agents and Tennessee Williams Fest [Oh My!]
Huffington Post (blog)
The Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival's 26th year this March brought fan favorites from classic Williams plays to the annual Stanley and Stella Shouting Contest. It also brought panels discussing a literary world balancing the rise of ...
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Julie Kagawa Judges a Writing Contest | The Daily Fig
By Ann
Figment is hosting a contest for The Immortal Rules and you won't want to miss it!
The Daily Fig

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