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Monday, June 06, 2016

Last week to enter La Plume Writers contest

This is the last week for students to apply for La Plume Young Writers Contest. Deadline is Friday, June 10.

It's time to get those applications in for the sixth annual La Plume Young Writers’ Contest. The deadline for applications from Miami Dade students in grades 3-12 is Friday, June 10. It requires parental consent and costs $10 to enter. Students will write their stories during the summer to be submitted by Monday, August 31st for review by a panel of judges that include published writers, editors, actors, journalists, librarians, educators/professors, and other artists. Winners will be announced on October 17. 

Writers may submit their typed story on a theme of their choice relevant to their age and grade level. The Grand Prize winners will have their story published and receive $150 to $350, depending on the level. All winners including 1st, 2nd & 3rd places will be awarded cash prizes, special gifts and creative writing workshops.The award ceremony and book signing will be held on Saturday, November 19th presided over by a guest speaker from the literary world. It is free and open to the public.

Here is where you enter the contest: http://laplumecontest.com/

YOU MAY NOT LIFT THE PHOTOS & TEXT. IT'S COPYRIGHTED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. YOU CAN HOWEVER SHARE A STORY ON SOCIAL MEDIA BY USING THE LINKS HERE.
For linking to this one story, just click on the time it was posted & just this story will open for sharing - only through social media. Not copying and pasting.

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