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Family Narrative Project Short Essay Prize

Posted on Wed, Sep 13 2017 11:26 am by Family Narrative Project Short Essay Prize

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 Narrative Project Essay Prize

The Family Narrative Project invites entries to our 2017 essay contest on the theme of family. At FNP, we know that family means many things to many different people. Feel free to define family broadly. We also know that family relationships can be complicated and wonderful and frustrating and supportive and destructive and confusing and profoundly loving. We know, in other words, that they have the power both to harm and to heal. We are open to essays that reflect the full range of family life.

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Word limit: 1000 words

Entry fee: $10/entry

Theme: Family

Prize: $500 and an interview with the author that will be featured on our website. Winner will be announced on our website on January 4, 2018. Send entries to