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Teen Writing Contest Opportunity

on April 3, 2009

THE YOUNKIN-RIVERA PRIZES FOR YOUNG WRITERS
http://www.angelfire.com/il/yww/contest.html

A nationwide competition for creative writers aged 15-18.
Entries accepted during the month of April in the genres of
poetry and prose. Prize in each category: $250 and a full
tuition scholarship to the 2009 Young Writers Workshop at
Southern Illinois University Carbondale. To enter in poetry:
send no more than 2 poems (limit of 25 lines each) per entrant,
along with an entry fee of $5. To enter in prose (fiction or
essay): send one essay or story (no more 1000 words) per
entrant, along with an entry fee of $5.

To enter in both poetry and prose: send no more than 2 poems
(limit of 25 lines each) and one essay or story (of no more
than 1,000 words) per entrant, along with an entry fee of $10.
Entries longer than the limits listed above will be returned,
along with their entry fees. Entrants must be U.S. citizens
or permanent residents. To enter, send your submissions,
postmarked from April 1 to April 30, 2009.

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