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Writing Contest for Indigenous and Aboriginal Students

18 April 2010
Writing Contest for Indigenous and Aboriginal Students
Details:
Firestorm Science Fiction Writing Contest
$1000 Award

Open to Native, First Nations, Indigenous, and Aboriginal students currently enrolled part-time or full-time in any accredited university, college, or high school.

This year's Judge: Acclaimed SF, experimental fiction, and horror writer Stephen Graham Jones (Blackfeet), author of The Fast Red Road: A
Plainsong, The Bird Is Gone:A Manifesto, Ledfeather, and much more.
http://www.demontheory.net/

Entrants should submit a personal statement (one paragraph) containing affiliation or descent, student status (the where, the when, the why, and the how much more), and goals for their sf writing,along with the previously unpublished writing sample.

Contest Deadline: November 1, 2010
Winner announced in December

Send personal statement and previously unpublished sf story (up to 4,000 words) to Professor Grace L. Dillon (Anishinaabe) as attachments: dillong[@]pdx.edu. Or mail to Professor Grace L. Dillon, Native American Studies Program, Portland State University, POB 751, Portland, OR 97207-0751.

Sponsored by the Native American Studies Program, Portland State University.

(More information HERE.)
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