A Virginia Festival of the Book Event

Call for Stories

Who: Adults in Literacy and Adult Education Programs in Charlotteville City and Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson counties.
What: A Writing Contest and Event. Sixteen writers will each win $25.
Topics: Choose one theme from the following:
  • Education::  
Why is it important to you? What valuable lessons have you learned? How do you encourage others to learn?
  • Life Can Be Funny:  
Do you have a funny story to share? Did you see or do something that made you or others laugh? The story must be true.
  • Family:  
Families come in all sizes and shapes. Who is your family? Describe a favorite family memory.
  • Work:  
Tell a story about a day at work; maybe it was your first day; maybe it was your best day.
Format: Awards will be chosen based upon story, originality, and clarity of writing. A team of RLCC members and community representatives will be the judges.
Submit Writings to: Email: Susan Erno, Susan.Erno@ccs.k12.va.us or
Deanne Foerster, dfoerster@literacyforall.org
Mail: Adult Learning Center, 935A 2nd St. SE, Charlottesville, VA 22902, or fax: (434) 245-2601
Deadline for entries is February 15, 2013.

Awards Presentation: Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 6:00 PM at Burnley-Moran Elementary School, Charlottesville. All writers, their families, and friends are invited to attend. All writers will receive a copy of Voices 2013

Questions? Call Susan Erno, (434) 245 - 2825.

Sponsored by the Regional Literacy Coordinating Committee.

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