Call for Submissions: Letters About Literature

Has a book changed your life? Write about it!

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Letters ABout Lit. FeaturedLetters About Literature is an annual, national reading and writing program organized by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. To enter, students in grades 4-12 write a letter to the author (living or dead) of their favorite book, poem, or short story and describe how that book moved or changed them.

Each state chooses a winner in each level, and the Library of Congress chooses a national winner from the state winners in each level. State winners receive a cash prize of $100. National winners receive a prize of $1,000.

Contest deadline for all levels is January 12, 2018.


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