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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

International 'Life Writing' Competition

THE SOCIETY OF WOMEN WRITERS & JOURNALISTS
is delighted to announce its 
INTERNATIONAL ONLINE ‘LIFE WRITING’ COMPETITION

With prizes totalling £9,000 
Sponsored by The Morris Duo Foundation for SELVA (Standard English, Literacy and Visual Aesthetics) 
Judges: Sophie King and Katie Fforde 
Word Count - 3000 words maximum
Closing Date: 30.09.2011 
Entry by email only via our Submissions page 

‘Life Writing’ is a fluid term used to describe the recording of experiences and memories, whether one’s own or another’s. It covers biography, memoir, diaries, letters and personal essays etc., and, more recently, digital forms such as blogs and email. It can also be linked with genealogical study - when recording your own life, it is common to become curious about the lives of others, and if they have not recorded their own life, to start doing it for them.

You can find out more here: http://www.swwj.co.uk/home.htm

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