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Topic: National Mystery Writing Contest for 2nd-10th graders

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Subject: National Mystery Writing Contest for 2nd-10th graders
Date Posted: 2/28/2008 2:58 PM ET
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Mystery Writers of America through its youth literacy program, MWA:Reads, is sponsoring the Joan Lowery Nixon Contest for children/teens (public, private and homeschooled students) in grades 2nd-10th. The deadline for the contest is March 31. 2008. There are two categories, 2nd-5th grade and 6th-10th grade. The winner in each of the two Categories will receive a cash prize of $250.

The official rules for the contest can be found at this link:  http://www.mysterywriters.org/pages/news/nixon.htm

If anyone has any questions, you can PM me.



Date Posted: 3/2/2008 7:10 PM ET
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How fabulous!  I was googling writing contests for my older kids about a month ago when Reading Rainbow announced their contest and my younger kids decided to write a story for that but I came up empty-handed.

Date Posted: 3/4/2008 3:18 PM ET
Member Since: 10/30/2007
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Thanks for sharing this information!