Friday, April 6, 2012

Writing Contest News--4.5.12

J. Cole's Dreamville Foundation announces inaugural Mother's Day writing contest
Fayetteville Observer (blog)
After his first Dreamville Weekend in March, the rapper and Fayetteville native is presenting the "Nobody's Perfect" writing contest for local kids. The contest encourages kids to honor their mothers (or primary caretakers) using creative writing to ...
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J. Cole's Dreamville Foundation Launching "Nobody's Perfect" Writing Contest ...
by Steven J. Horowitz J. Cole's Dreamville Foundation is slated to launch its "Nobody's Perfect" writing contest for local kids in Fayetteville, North Carolina. According to Fay Observer, the contest is inspired by Mother's Day and encourages entrants ...
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Surprise 5th-grader wins essay contest
Emaree Vanzant, a fifth-grader at Sunset Hills Elementary, is one of 10 grand-prize winners of the Be Kind People Project's 2012 student essay contest, "How a Minute of Kindness Can Change a Day." The Be Kind People Project is a Valley non-profit ...
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Bukowski's Tavern sponsors writing contest
Daily News Transcript (blog)
The answer to both of those should be yes, and Bukowski's Tavern is sponsoring its annual Pint and Pen writing contest. The first place winner will receive $2500. Second will win $1000 and third will get "a set of dirty-ass steak knives.
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Two Douglas students win awards in SDSU writing contest
Rapid City Journal
The contests provide creative writing outlets for South Dakota middle and high school students. The top three winners in each age contest receive cash prizes, publication in a booklet of winning pieces and discussion of submissions in a professional ...
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Balboa Press Sponsors First-Ever Hay House Visions Fiction-Writing Contest
PR Web (press release)
Balboa Press, a division of Hay House Inc., and leading self-publisher of personal empowerment books with a positive message, announced they will be sponsoring the first Hay House Visions Fiction Writing Contest. The Grand Prize winner of the contest ...
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Snapshot Home Movie Contest Screening
Washington Post
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Esurance Kicks Off Nationwide Poems of the Road Contest
MarketWatch (press release)
The competition, called the Esurance Poems of the Road Contest, will commemorate National Poetry Month and help get drivers revved up about cars and writing. NPR's Car Talk guys, Tom and Ray Magliozzi, will lend their literary and automotive expertise ...
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Sixth-grader wins DAR essay contest on War of 1812
Telegraph Neighbors
Courtesy photo Errica Cheng, a sixth-grader at Hollis Upper Elementary School, won the Anna Keyes Powers Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution essay contest. She is shown with Principal Candice Fowler, left, and DAR contest Chairwoman ...
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English Department names essay contest winners « Bulletin Today
By tecouillard
The English Department has named Leo Fleming and Melinda Perry the first- and second-place winners in the ENGL 121 Critical Thinking: Literature and Writing essay contest. Fleming earned first place for his essay "Of Hearts and Minds," ..

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