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The American Pundit political writing contest


Saturday, November 30, 2013


Entry Fees

Participation in The American Pundit political writing contest is free. Just sign up at and start writing.


Four $250 prizes awarded monthly through November. A grand prize of $5,000 will be awarded in December, with one runner-up receiving $1,000 and one entrant receiving an honorable mention along with $250.


The American Pundit political writing contest, sponsored by, aims to give talented writers a high-visibility platform to share their political opinions while paying them for good writing. Writers with a keen interest in American politics are especially encouraged to participate. Entries should be 400-1,000 words, written in the manner of newspaper op-ed columns or commentaries.

Read more about the 2013 contest here:

A pair of winners will be announced twice a month, with those four writers receiving $250 apiece and earning the opportunity to compete for the $5,000 grand prize.

For information about the winners in each segment, please visit

Contact Information

American Pundit editor at [email protected]



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