Mary Harris Essay 2017

For Non-Fiction Writing with Some Connection to the Coshocton Frontier
Open to persons of any age who reside or work in Coshocton County, including students whose permanent home is in Coshocton County.

Due November 1, 2017; Awarded November 16, 2017

Essays must have some connection, possibly tenuous, to the Coshocton Frontier, which is defined at the 18th century Coshocton County. Only non-fiction with proper citations will be accepted. Works will be judged on writing quality, exposition of topic and accuracy.  Essays which won 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in the 2015 and 2016 contests are ineligible. Other previously submitted entries may be re-submitted in whole or altered. Winners may enter with a new essay.

Essays must be 1,000 - 3,000 words and relate to the Coshocton Frontier. The competition is open to persons of any age who reside or work in Coshocton County, including students whose permanent home is in Coshocton County. The competition has $3,000 allotted for prize money--$1,000 for 1st Place, $500 for 2nd, and five $200 prizes for Honorable Mention. A $500 award will also be granted at the discretion of the judges. Entries must be submitted by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., by mail or dropped off in person to the Museum by November 1, 2017. Award winners will be announced at the museum on Nov. 16th at 6:00 P.M.

 Examples for topics include history, people, culture, Native American nations, languages and culture, flora and fauna, hunting, agriculture, child care, personal dress, make-up and body decoration, religion, philosophy, literature, etc. 

 

 

 

 

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