The New York Times Personal Narrative Writing Contest

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Competition Details

  • Introduction: The New York Times Personal Narrative Writing Contest invites middle and high school students ages 11-19 to tell a short story about a meaningful life experience in 600 words or fewer. Your narrative should be a short, powerful, true story about a meaningful life experience
  • Contest Guidelines: It must be 600 words or fewer, not including the title. One entry per student.
  • Competition Website: For more information about the competition, click here.

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  • Concord Academy
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