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!
- 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!