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    The Sylvia K. Burack Writing Award is a writing contest for high school students in grades 11 and 12 in the U.S. and Canada. The award is made in memory of
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      The Sylvia K. Burack Writing Award is a writing contest for high school
      students in grades 11 and 12 in the U.S. and Canada. The award is made
      in memory of Sylvia K. Burack, longtime editor and publisher of The
      Writer. Burack was known for her dedication to helping writers and
      editors.
      http://www.writingclasses.com/ContestPages/Burack.php?utm_content=13016335?utm_campaign=Contest%20Update%20-%20Final%20Call%20for%20Entries%20?utm_source=streamsend?utm_medium=email

      The winning writer will receive:

      • $500
      • Publication in The Writer magazine and on WriterMag.com
      • A one-year subscription to The Writer
      • A copy of the Gotham Writers’ Workshop anthology Fiction Gallery

      Submission: To enter, submit a previously unpublished 600- to 800-word
      personal essay in English on the following topic: "Select a work of
      fiction, poem or play that has influenced you. Discuss the work and
      explain how it affected you." No song lyrics. For essay writing tips,
      visit WriterMag.com.

      Eligibility: You must be a student in grade 11 or 12 attending a U.S.
      or Canadian high school at the time you submit the essay. The winner
      will be asked to provide proof of enrollment in grade 11 or 12 in a
      U.S. or Canadian high school. Employees of The Writer, Kalmbach
      Publishing Co. and Gotham Writers’ Workshop and their families are not
      eligible to participate.

      Entry deadline: March 31, 2011
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