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Statewide writing contest deadline nears

March 4, 2010

The 21st annual Kansas Voices statewide writing contest deadline is approaching.

The contest has two divisions for adults and youths (18 and under) and includes poetry and short story. All Kansas writers are encouraged to enter.

There is no requirement for subject matter and all entries are judged based on literary merit.

Entries must be postmarked by March 15.

A total of $1,000 in prizes will be awarded with $275 going to each first prize poetry and short story in the adult division, $100 for each first price poetry and short story in the youth division and $250 for honorable mention awards.

Winners will be honored and invited to read their work at a special presentation at Winfield Arts and Humanities County on May 1 in Winfield, Kan., as part of the KANZA DAYS celebration.

Those interested can call, (620) 221-2161 extension 10, write, 700 Gary, Suite A and B, Winfield, KS 67156, or visit winfieldarts.com for guidelines and entry forms.

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