Less than 2 weeks to go! The Leyla Beban Young Authors Foundation '$1000 for 1000 Words' fiction writing contest comes to a close February 1st. Be sure to get your entry in before the deadline to be eligible.
The contest is open to current middle and high school students. Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded, one each to the best middle school and high school submission, as well as $100 cash prizes to the best in each grade 6-12. The piece must be fiction and must be *exactly* 1000 words. Winners and 'honorable mentions' will be published in the upcoming literary journal Bluefire.
For contest rules, to submit a piece of fiction, or to find out about the foundation, please go to
www.blue4beban.org or email us with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.