and CityLit Project are now accepting entries for the second annual Maryland Young Writers' Contest. Last year, nearly 400 entries were submitted from around the state in both prose and poetry categories across high school, middle school, and elementary school age groups.
Students in grades 3-12 who attend school or are homeschooled in Maryland are eligible.
Submit prose (short stories or plays) or poetry of up to 1,000 words. All entries must be typed and double-spaced, and include the student's name, grade, and school along with the name of the student's parent, phone number, and e-mail address.
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Send to MYWC, Baltimore's Child, 2406 Everton Road, Baltimore, MD 21209. Deadline December 31, 2009.
At right, a MYWC winner Zaynab Gholston, who is homeschooled, reads from her story "Petunias" at CityLit Festival (April 17, 2009).
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