WORLD ARTISTS EXPERIENCES’ WRITING PROJECT  pdfWAE Flyer

Requests YOUR Writing

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 16, 2018

We want to hear what’s on your mind about the world in which we live!

BREAKING BARRIERS
BUILDING COMMUNITY

ATTN: MARYLAND STUDENT WRITERS GRADES 3–12

You Are Invited To:

Share stories about your experiences and what those experiences taught you about this year’s topic.
Share experiences that have helped you better understand the world in which we live.
Have your writing considered for publication in the 2019 WAE Anthology.
Please review the enclosed page of additional information before beginning your writing project.
WRITING TOPIC
Breaking Barriers, Building Community — Connecting, Cooperating, Caring
REQUIREMENTS
1. Please follow the full instructions at www.worldartists.org and click on International Education.
2. Maximum length: for poetry 35 lines, for non-fiction prose 500 words. No longer than a single page.
3. Please submit no more than one piece of writing. No mailed copies will be accepted.
4. Submission must be student’s original work; typed in WORD, 12 pt. font; single spaced.
5. Please give your piece an original title and double check submission for correct spelling, grammar, etc.
6. Attach your entry at the BOTTOM of the on-line submission form as directed on the website.
7. Attention Teachers: WAE encourages you to use this as an opportunity to help your students become better writers
through feedback and revision.
8. Email submission to: writing@worldartists.org

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 27, 2018

We want to hear what’s on your mind about the world in which we live!

 

ATTN: STUDENTS AND TEACHERS  pdfWAE Guidelines
The following text is offered to help direct student’s writing:
Our humanness bonds us all. When we look closely, we discover just how much we all share: from various family traditions
to our many emotions: feelings of hope or disappointment, inclusion or exclusion, feeling seen or unseen, feeling
acceptance or rejection, being joyful or afraid. Our experiences teach us about our own humanness and the humanness of
others. When we understand our shared human feelings, we can become kinder and more thoughtful world citizens.
What experiences have you had that taught you something important about what it means to feel connected or
isolated? What events in your life have helped you understand the power of actions that can serve to bring us together in
community or make us feel isolated and alone?

We encourage writing that tells your personal stories of events that have taught you important lessons about our cross-
cultural differences and similarities — perhaps telling of a time when you have felt misunderstood or mistreated-- perhaps a family story about struggles dealing with or overcoming oppression or injustice. Perhaps you have had an experience in which someone’s kindness and reaching out made a significant difference; or perhaps you had an experience where you, a friend or family member risked standing up for someone who was in need.

We want to hear your stories because they help all of us better understand the consequences of our choices and actions.
Your stories will offer new ways for others to understand the world in which we live.
WRITING SELECTIONS ARE JUDGED ON THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
1. Openness and honesty of the writer’s voice;
2. Quality of the ideas and insights about understanding and valuing differences;
3. Effective use of the tools of good writing: clear narrative, imagery and comparisons, effective use of details, sounds
and rhythms, good grammar, spelling, etc.
4. Representation of voices and diversity of subject matter and points of view.
A panel of respected writers, headed by former Maryland Poet Laureate Michael S. Glaser and Professor Rachel Smith will
select the works to be published in the anthology.

SUBMISSION FORM pdfWAE Submission Form

Digital Form Submission

 

WAE Writing Project Submission Form

First Name:*
Middle Name
Last Name:*
Mailing Address:*
Phone: (H)*
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(CELL)*
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Email Address*
2nd E-mail Address:
School Name:*
Grade:*
Teacher's Name:*
Teacher's School Email:*
Teacher's Personal Email*
Teacher's Phone*
Title of Poem/Prose*
Attach your Project*

 

 

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