Sep 28, 2010

Writer's Eye @ YorkArts

Attention York Area Writers of All Ages!

"The Writer's Eye" Competition

Each year YorkArts holds a writing competition called The Writer’s Eye. This competition links the inspiration of writers to the creative vision of artists. This year, participants are invited to write a poem or short story in response to the artwork from the "In-Betweens” exhibit that runs Sept. 30 - Nov. 20, 2010.

The Writer's Eye competition begins Sept. 30 and runs until November 29, 2010. Visit...ors are invited to take a self-guided tour or schedule a guided tour of the exhibit. The competition is open to students in grades 4-12, college students, and adults. Entry forms should accompany submissions, download the form at

Prizes will be awarded in the following age groups:
Category 1: Grades 4, 5, 6
Category 2: Grades 7, 8, 9
Category 3: Grades 10, 11, 12
Category 4: College and Adult

1st Prize: in each category is a $50 gift card
2nd Prize: in each category is a $25 gift card
3rd Prize: in each category is a $10 gift card

Additionally, all participants will receive ribbons, and the winning works are also published in The Writer's Eye booklet. Deadline for entries is 5:00 on Nov 29, 2010. An awards ceremony will be held at YorkArts on Feb 4, 2011.

For more information and downloadable entry form go to

Happy Writing! deAnn

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