[nfbmi-talk] Notice of Writers' Division writing contest

Robert Newman newmanrl at cox.net
Tue Oct 6 22:51:59 CDT 2009


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2010 YOUTH AND ADULT WRITING CONTEST -- WRITERS' DIVISION OF THE 
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND (NFB)

Contact: Robert Leslie Newman, <mailto:Newmanrl at cox.net>Newmanrl at cox.net

The annual youth and adult writing contests sponsored by the Writers' 
Division of the NFB, 2010, are open January 1 to April 1. Adult 
contests, poetry and fiction, are open to all entrants eighteen years 
and over. Youth poetry and fiction entries will be divided into three 
categories: first through sixth grades, seventh and eighth grades, 
and ninth through twelfth grades. Prizes for contest winners range up 
to $100 for adult categories and up to $25 for youth categories.

  All contest winners will be announced at the Writers' Division 
business meeting during the NFB national convention to be held in 
Dallas, Texas, the first week of July, 2010. In addition to being 
announced during the business meeting, the winners will appear on the 
Writers' Division website, www.nfb-writers-division.org, shortly 
after convention adjournment. First, second, and third place winners 
in each category will appear in the summer and fall issues of the 
Writers' Division magazine, "Slate and Style."

For additional contest details and submission guidelines, go to the 
Writers' Division website, www.nfb-writers-division.org.

Robert Leslie Newman
Email- newmanrl at cox.net
THOUGHT PROVOKER Website-
<Http://www.thoughtprovoker.info>Http://www.thoughtprovoker.info

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