By Scott and Marny Parkin
BYU Studies 1999 Personal Essay Contest
Scott and Marny Parkin 30Jul99 L2
We are happy to announce the BYU Studies Personal Essay Contest for 1999.
PRIZES: 1st prize $300
2nd prize $200
3rd prize $100
ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open to everyone except employees of BYU
Studies, its editorial staff, members of the editorial and advisory boards,
and their immediate families.
Authors who received a BYU Studies Personal Essay award in 1998 are
ineligible to submit in 1999.
DEADLINE: All entries must be received or postmarked on or before
December 31, 1999.
GENERAL RULES: BYU Studies has the right of first refusal to publish all
entries. It is understood that the essay(s) will not be submitted to any
other contest or publication until the contest results are announced or the
author receives a letter indicating that an essay will not be published in
BYU Studies. As a general matter, all personal essays published in BYU
An individual may submit up to three entries. Each entry must not
exceed 2500 words (10 pages).
Each author should include four (4) copies of each essay as well as
a cover sheet including the author's name, address, telephone number, and
the name of the essay(s) submitted. Neither the name of the author nor any
other identifying information should appear on the copies of the essay(s).
Entries will not be returned.
JUDGING: Judging will be blind.
The judges reserve the right to withhold any award if no entry
merits the ratings established.
SEND ENTRIES TO:
Brigham Young University
PO Box 24098
Provo, UT 84602-4098
If you have questions, please call (801) 378-6691.