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Claudia Ann Seaman (CAS) Awards for Young Writers

Awards to USA, Canada, and International
Students to Recognize Outstanding Writing

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Polyphony Lit

Deadline Date:

04/30/21

Description:

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Awards of $200 to USA, Canada, and International high school students to recognize outstanding writing. Eligible writing pieces may be in the genres of creative non-fiction, fiction, and poetry. The purpose of this program is to nurture the writing community, to connect young writers and editors, and to enable young writers to reach a wider audience.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181066

Number of Grants:

A distinguished panel of professional published authors choose one winner each in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction. Two honorable mentions are also selected in each genre category. ‚Äč

Estimated Size of Grant:

Winners will receive a $200 cash award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Writer Qualifications: High school students from anywhere in the world are eligible to submit.

Pieces that have been published elsewhere are not eligible for the Claudia Ann Seaman Award for Young Writers.

Award winners will be selected from the print volume of Polyphony Lit by published authors in each genre and are announced with the publication of each issue.

Pre-Application Information:

The submission deadline for consideration for the Claudia Ann Seaman Awards is April 30th of each volume year.

Submit a maximum of three pieces across the three genres.

Submission Guidelines: https://www.polyphonylit.org/submission-guidelines

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Upload submissions at: https://www.plitsubmissions.org/

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USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

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