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High School Writing Contest: Maya Angelou’s “And Still I Rise.”

High School Writing Contest:
During the months of January and February, Writers & Books will run a writing contest for local high schoolers. We will accept submissions, either a 20 line poem or 250 word prose piece, based on Maya Angelou’s “And Still I Rise.” Submissions should address these questions in some way: What does Angelou’s poem mean to you? How have you or others risen? The five top submissions, as judged by Writers & Books staff, will be honored in a brief ceremony on February 27 at the Little Theatre. There is no fee to enter the contest, and all entries should be submitted to writingcontest@wab.org. Guidelines: one submission per person. Submissions must not exceed length requirements. Deadline to submit: February 17. The winners of this contest will be recognised at the February 27th screening event at the Little.

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