Youth Voice Writing Contest
Current and former foster youth, ages 18-24, located anywhere in the United States.
Personal essay (nonfiction) between 1000-2000 words related to your foster care experience. Must be original work. Must be related in some way to the theme for this year’s contest: Love is …
Submit by January 31, 2018
How to Submit
Use this WooFoo form to send us your piece!
The winner will receive $500 and the opportunity to have their piece published in The Chronicle of Social Change and Fostering Families Today. The runner-up will get $250, and finalists will receive $50.
All submissions will be blinded, meaning judges will not have any identifying information about the writer. Winners will be asked to submit a short bio and headshot and to work with our editors to shape their piece for publication. Winners will be announced February 14, 2018.
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