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BYU Studies holding personal essay, poetry contest

Entries due Dec. 31

Brigham Young University Studies is now accepting entries for its annual personal essay and poetry contests. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three entries in each category.

All entries must be received or postmarked on or before Dec. 31. Contests are open to BYU graduate students, BYU graduates and BYU Studies subscribers.

Essays should communicate ideas or experiences about LDS values, concerns or interests and none must exceed 3,000 words. Poems should not exceed 35 lines, including lines between stanzas. Each entrant may submit up to three essays and three poems.

BYU Studies is dedicated to publishing scholarly religious literature in books, journals and dissertations that promote faith, continued learning and further interest in LDS history.

For contest details and submission instructions, visit or contact BYU Studies at (801) 422-6691.

Writer: Ricardo Castro

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