Writing Contest

First Prize: $100 • Second Prize: $50 • Third Prize: $25

If you are under 18 and are or have been in foster care, please send us a letter or short essay in response to the following question:

Did you ever have to switch schools because you were in foster care? What was that like? What did you or other people do that made switching schools easier?

Deadline: Feb. 6, 2018

E-mail submissions to [email protected] or mail them to: Fostering Perspectives, Family & Children’s Resource Program, CB#3550, UNC School of Social Work, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3550. Include your name, age, address, and phone number. In addition to receiving the awards specified above, winners will have their work published in the next issue. Runners-up may also have their work published, for which they will also receive an award.

Seeking Other Writing Submissions

Submissions can be on any theme. There is no deadline for non-contest submissions: submit your work at any time.