Writing Contest
Deadline: August 7, 2018

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:

Some great parts of school happen outside class. Tell us about a school play or performance, club, team, or field trip you’ve been part of since you’ve been in foster care. What did you like about it? What did you learn?

(Responses should be 200 words or less.)

Deadline: Aug. 7, 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.