2013 NFB Writing Contest

2013 NFB Writing Contest

The annual youth and adult writing contests sponsored by the Writers’ Division of the NFB will open January 1st and will close April 1st.

Adult contests, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and stories for youth are open to all entrants eighteen years and over.

The Youth Writing Contest, poetry and fiction, are to promote Braille literacy and excellence in creative writing. Entries will be judged on creativity and quality of Braille. The age groups for these authors is divided into grade levels: Elementary, Middle and High School.

Prizes for contest winners range up to $100 for adult categories and up to $30 for youth categories.

All contest winners will be announced at the Writers’ Division business meeting during the NFB national convention to be held in Orlando, Florida, the first week of July, 2013. In addition, shortly after convention, a list of winners will appear on the Writers’ Division Website, www.nfb-writers-division. net First, second, and third place winners in each category will be considered for publication in the Writers’ Division magazine, “Slate & Style.”

For additional contest details and submission guidelines, go to the Writers’ Division Website, www.nfb-writers-division.net

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