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2018 contest info updated!

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2018 contest information is now online. See details and entry forms for the Best American Newspaper Narratives contest, the Mayborn Fellowship in Biography, the Young Spurs essay contest, the Mayborn's book manuscript contest, and the Ten Spurs contest (which seeks both personal essay and reported narrative entries) on this website.

Deadlines are as follows:

Best American Newspaper Narratives contest – Feb. 1, 2018

Young Spurs essay contest (high school students) – March 8, 2018

Award stipend applications – April 1, 2018

Mayborn Fellowship in Biography – April 1, 2018

Mayborn book manuscript contest – May 1, 2018

Mayborn personal essay contest – May 1, 2018

Mayborn reported narrative contest – May 1, 2018

Questions? Please contact Jo Ann Livingston, writing contest coordinator, at mayborncontest@unt.edu or 214-403-5853.

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