Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Writes of Spring looking for student submissions

Writes of Spring is open to students in grades K-12 who reside in Lafayette Parish or in the surrounding parishes of St. Landry, Acadia, St. Martin, Vermilion and Iberia. Students may submit their own original unpublished work (in English or in French) in only one of the following genres: Poetry, Fiction or Non-fiction. High school students may also submit their own original unpublished work in the Drama/Screenplay genre.
Submissions should be double-spaced, 12-point font, with numbered pages and title of work on each page. Entry form and submitted work need to be entered by 9 p.m. Thursday, March 24. If you are having problems uploading your work or using the online form, please emailamy.wander@lafayettepubliclibrary.org
First, second and third place winners will be notified in late April before the award ceremonies in May.
For a submission form, visit this link.

PLEASE NOTE:
Please make sure to remove your name, your teacher’s name and your school name from your submitted work.
One entry per person will be accepted. A poetry entry may include 1-3 poems, all submitted with one form.
Students in grades K-6 grade may enter using a paper entry form and a paper submitted work. These need to be turned in by the deadline above to any branch of the Lafayette Public Library System.
This contest is a collaboration of the Acadiana Writers Project, the UL Lafayette Creative Writing Department and the Lafayette Public Library.