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Announcing "Call to Pens" Writing Contest for 2011-2012

February 1st, 2012

CONTACT:  David Halbrook
Patrick Henry College
(540) 441-8722

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Patrick Henry College is pleased to announce its fourth annual “A Call to Pens” short story competition. Interested participants ages 12 to 18 are eligible to enter. Entrants in the first division, ages 12-15, will create stories about “An Unexpected Adventure.” Participants in the second division, ages 16-18, will pen fiction with the theme of “Redemption.” Several cash prizes will be awarded to the top writers nationwide.

Entry deadline is February 1, 2012. Winners will be announced in April 2012. All proceeds from the competition will be donated to Patrick Henry College’s Annual Scholarship Fund.

For more information, competition rules, and winning entries from previous years, click here.

Since 2008, "A Call to Pens" has welcomed entries from hundreds of young adults. The contest was originally founded by Peter Forbes (Literature, '09).