The Drinking Fountain  November 21, 2017 - March 7, 2018

Now Accepting Submissions

Details

Using the visual prompt posted on the website, www.awordwithyoupress.com, reflect on your own experiences growing up in racist America. Full intent and submission details available on the site. The prompt is a casting forged in Montgomery Alabama in 1931 directing "coloreds" and "whites" to separate drinking fountains. "The reason there is evil in the world is because people don't get to tell their stories." (Carl Jung) Please, tell us your story. Entries are posted on line to allow you to be part of a broader discussion, and the contest will be judged by Pulitzer Prize winner Jonathan Freedman.

Prizes

$500, The prompt becomes the physical trophy, mounted, with the winnerr's name engraved below it.

Awards

Winner A Word with You Press Writing Competition "The Drinking Fountain" Winner A Word with You Press Writing Competition "The Drinking Fountain"

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Stats

3 Contestants
6 Submissions
109 Views
Created Nov 21, 2017


Rules

  • Any WritersCafe.org Member can Submit
  • All types of Writing can be Submitted
  • All Genres of Writing can be Submitted
  • Each Contestant May Submit 2 Pieces of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 11/21/2017 - 3/7/2018
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator

Disclaimer

A Word with You Press is solely responsible for the content of this contest, including all promised prizes. Take any promises of large monetary awards with a grain of salt. Contact A Word with You Press if you have any further questions.


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