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The Able in This Diverse Universe Essay Contest


Thursday, March 31, 2016


Entry Fees

$10-$15 submission fee benefits a boy and his Autism service dog


$250 first prize with publication. Prizes for 2nd and 3rd place as well as a grand prize lottery including admission to Summer 2016 #Write2TheEnd workshop.


The Able in This Diverse Universe Essay Contest seeks nonfiction essays on themes of ableism, disability, access and overcoming (2,000 words or fewer). $250 first prize with publication. Second and third place cash prizes. $10-$15 submission fee directly benefits a 10-year-old boy and his Autism service dog. All submissions considered for followup anthology. Head Judge: Karrie Higgins. Find more information and submit here.

Contact Information

Shawna Ayoub Ainslie
shawna (dot) ainslie (at) gmail (dot) com


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