Norman mailer college writing awards

The maximum length is 20 single-spaced pages in an easily readable font, such as Arial or Times New Roman, in 11 or 12 points. The High School Competition is open to students who will be seniors in fall ; each student's entry must be no more than 10 single-spaced pages and will need to be endorsed by a teacher and released by a parent or guardian. Authors retain copyright of their work. Stories that receive high ratings from the teacher panels are submitted to a distinguished panel of authors selected by the Norman Mailer Center, who will choose the winning entry. The winner will also receive a fellowship to the prestigious Norman Mailer Writers Colony during the summer of Contact Information Email your questions to nmw ncte. Judging Submissions will be read by national panels of teachers and writers of creative nonfiction. Winners will be notified by mid-September. One winner and four finalists will be notified in September, Entries are accepted online only. His first novel, The Naked and the Dead was on the Times list for 63 weeks. The author of more than forty books, he is one of the most prolific American authors of the 20th century. Students may submit one or more pieces of writing.

Submissions will be accepted online from March 23—May 1, Students may submit one or more pieces of writing. Submissions will be accepted online from March 23—May 15, Sixteen semifinalists in each category will be awarded certificates.

Stories that receive high ratings from the teacher panels are submitted to a distinguished panel of authors selected by the Norman Mailer Center, who will choose the winning entry. Winners will be notified by mid-September.

Students may submit one or more pieces of writing. His first novel, The Naked and the Dead was on the Times list for 63 weeks. Formatting Guidelines The writing you upload must include a title, your name, and page numbers within your file. There is a limit of one entry per person. Students may submit work in any of the many subgenres of creative nonfiction: memoir or autobiography, essay, literary journalism, profiles of people or places, and so on. The deadline for eligible full- and part-time high school teachers to submit entries is noon CST on July 23, The entry may be part of a larger piece. The winner will also receive a fellowship to the prestigious Norman Mailer Writers Colony during the summer of Students may submit work in any of the subgenres of creative nonfiction: memoir or autobiography, essay, literary journalism, profiles of people or places, and so on. The College Competition is open to students who will be seniors, juniors, or sophomores in fall

Previously published writing may be submitted if the writing was published within the last 12 months. Whatever its type, the best work will be true material presented with compelling literary merit.

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Finalists selected through this process will be submitted to a distinguished author or panel of authors selected by the Norman Mailer Writers Colony, who will choose the winning writers.

The deadline for eligible full- and part-time high school teachers to submit entries is noon CST on July 23, Entries are accepted online only.

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Submissions are read by national panels of teachers and judged by how well they achieve the following qualities: handling of image, plot, character, or other elements; originality; insight, voice, and style; and overall aesthetic, emotional, or intellectual effect.

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Norman Mailer High School and College Writing Awards for Creative Nonfiction