Art Museum’s 17th Writer’s Eye Literary Competition
Ends Nov. 21
November 7, 2003 --
Entries due by Friday, Nov. 21, 5 p.m.
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for the 17th annual Writer’s Eye literary competition,
presented by the University of Virginia Art Museum, are due by Friday, Nov. 21,
at 5 p.m.
by the museum’s docents, the program invites students in grades
three through 12, University students as well as adults to submit original prose
and poetry compositions inspired by selected works of art on view in the museum.
local teachers and writers will read and review entries from
grades three through eight. Journalist and fiction writer Mariflo
Stevens will judge the high
school and adult prose categories, and George Garrett, poet laureate of Virginia,
a noted author and recently retired U.Va. English professor, will judge high
school and adult poetry entries.
February, winning entries — first-,
second-, third-place, and honorable
mention — will be announced. Winners will be recognized at a special event
and reception. An anthology, published by Howell Press, will feature works by
first-, second- and third-place winners.
U.Va. Art Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from, 1 to 5
p.m. Entry forms
are available at the front desk.
rules and images of the Writer’s
Eye art selections are available at the museum’s Web site: http://www.virginia.edu.
For details, call the museum’s education department at (434) 924-7142.
Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298