April 07, 2021

"How Do You Find Home?" Writing Contest

Orca Book Publishers
with author Jen Sookfong Lee
author of Finding Home: 
The Journey of Immigrants and Refugees
Written by Jen Sookfong Lee
Illustrated by Drew Shannon
Orca Book Publishers
120 pp.
Ages 9-12
March 2021
are holding a writing contest for young  writers
to address the question
How Do You Find Home?

Here's what young writers need to know:

What to write? 
Write about 500-700 words about what "home" means to you, where your family is from or where your home is today. It must be an original piece of work and "written solely by the entrant."

Who can submit?
Young people of ages 8-13 at the time of entry.
How to submit?
At the contest page of publisher Orca Book Publishers, complete the form and either cut-and-paste your writing here or attach as a MS Word file.

Author Jen Sookfong Lee will select three winning entries. Each winner will receive an Orca Prize Pack (free books!) and a $200 gift certificate to the bookstore of their choice.

Deadline is May 16, 2021. Winners will be announced May 31, 2021.

Everything you need to know about contest and the submission form can be found at https://www.orcabook.com/Finding-Home-Writing-Contest.aspx

Good luck to all young writers!

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