LOS ANGELES - Students are being invited to participate in a national writing competition this spring.The essay contest features divisions for grades 3-6, 7-9 and 10-12, with 10 top winners in each division. To enter an essay, write between 100-250 words on any non-fiction topic. Deadline is Feb. 19. The poetry contest has divisions for grades K-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12, also with 10 top winners in each division. Poems should be original, in English and 21 lines or less. Deadline to submit a poem is April 11. The contests are sponsored by Creative Communication. There is no entry fee or required purchase to be published. For more information, go to poeticpower.com.
********** Published: January 3, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 38