Sunday, March 7, 2010

Elsie Locke Writing Competition 2010

The Elsie Locke Writing Competition is again rewarding young writers for writing excellence. The writing competition which is in its second year is open to year 7 and year 8 school children. The award carries a prize of $400 in cash plus $100 in book tokens. The winning entry will also be published in a Part 4 School Journal. Find out more about Elsie Locke

For the 2010 competition, students need to:

Describe an incident or tell a story set in the 1930’s Depression. Events described may be real or fictitious.

Submission Guidelines
  • The competition is open to all students in years 7 and 8.
  • Entries may be of any length up to a maximum of 500–600 words
  • Entries may be handwritten
  • Entries must be the writer’s own work

Closing Date: Friday, 16 April 2010

Submit entries to:
Susan Paris
Editor, School Journal
Learning Media
Box 3293
Wellington 6140
Submission Guidelines

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