Grit, Grief, and Gratitude in the Time of Covid

Write an essay or personal story about experience with Coronavirus that includes one or more of the thematic elements: Grit, Grief and/or Gratitude in the time of Covid 19. This contest is open to all. 

  • Essays should be previously unpublished.
  • Length 1-5 pages with 1 inch margins, double space, 12 pt font. (Limited to 1250 words.)
  • Entry fee $10

Deadline: Feb 1st 

Winners announced March 1st

First, Second, and Third place winners will have the opportunity to publish their work on our website.

First Place wins $100 

Second Place wins $50 

Third Place wins $25 

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