Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Letters About Literature

Entry forms are now available for the 2008 Letters About Literature contest. The NY Center for the Book welcomes entries from readers in grades 4-6, 7-8, and 9-12 living in New York state. Readers enter the contest by writing a letter to an author expressing the way(s) in which the author's book has influenced them.

The contest officially starts September 1 and ends on December 14.
Entry forms are now available online on the New York Center for the Book web site. Printed forms will be sent to teachers and/or schools from which students previously entered, as well as a number of libraries and school districts. If you would like a print entry form, please contact: Tasha Cooper, nacoop01@syr.edu; 315-443-9518.

First place winners at the New York state level move to a round of judging at the national level. Additional information is available on the Library of Congress, Letters About Literature web site.

This is a preliminary announcement, and additional information is forthcoming.

Questions? Please contact Tasha Cooper, nacoop01@syr.edu, or visit the New York Center for the Book web page.

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