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Youth Writing Contest By the NEA and Hartford Public Library

Updated: Feb 14, 2019

The NEA and the Hartford Public Library are putting on a writing contest! The information below is from their flyer:

"Have you ever felt disrespected and want a safe place to express how that made you feel?"

Award-winning, best-selling author on the topic of racism, Claudia Rankine, will be in Hartford on Thursday, April 26!

To compete:

- You must be 13-19 years old

- You must live or attend school in Hartford.

- You must be prepared to perform your piece in front of a live audience, including the author.

- $300 in cash prizes will be awarded.

Submit your poems, song lyrics or bars:

In-person at the event


Online at the Instagram account.

Writing workshops are also available.

We're here to help if you want to discuss this or other opportunities!

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