2017 NFB Writer’s Division Contest


Saturday, April 1, 2017


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Entry Fees

*The fee for each short story, non-fiction piece, or story for youth is $15.00 for members and $20.00 for non-members.
*The base fee for poetry will cover up to three poems, if the combined line-count of all three pieces does not exceed 108 lines - additional poems require a second fee, following the same fee payment scheme. Base fees are $15.00 for members and $20.00 for non-members.

No fee for youth contest.


Adult Contest--$100 first prize, $50 second prize, $25 third prize.

Youth contest--$30 first prize, $20 Second prize, $10 third prize.


The annual youth and adult writing contests sponsored by the NFB Writers’ Division will open January 1st and close April 1st for all aspiring writers whether blind, sighted or visually impaired.

Adult contest categories are: short Fiction, non-fiction, stories for youth, and poetry.

Youth contest categories are: Short fiction and poetry. The youth contest is divided into three groups, determined by grade level – elementary, middle, and high school.

Contact Information

EvaMarie Sanchez
1901 N Wilmot Road apt 1239, Tucson, Arizona 85712
[email protected]



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