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The Shya Scanlon 7-Line Contest

The Shya Scanlon 7-Line Contest
Focus: English
Opportunity Type: Competition
Location: Around the world
Student Grade: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Available to students from: All Provinces/Territories
Time of year: Summer
Prerequisites: N/A
Cost: $10 for a single entry, $17.50 for two
Website: http://www.opiummagazine.com/contest.aspx
Contact: OpiumPrize@gmail.com
Application Deadline: August 15th, 2008

Write a story that is seven lines or less within margins that are 8.5″ or less. Fiction, non-fiction, prose poetry or any other excellence is allowed. The winning story, along with a handful of finalists, will appear in Opium7 which will debut on Oct. 6.The winner will have also have a reward of $1000.


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