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She's the First and Zinch want you to voice your verse.
Tell us your tale...
Guest judge Jonathan Safran Foer will be picking our $500 grand prize winner & runners up, so write to excite!
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Write your flash memoir to inspire others.
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Let us know some basic information and high school graduation date.
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Eligibility & Rules

All college bound high school students and current college students are eligible and welcome to apply. All applicants must have a US postal zip code within the US fifty states. View the Official Rules for more details. Grand prize winner will receive the $500 scholarship plus a Zinch Prize Pack; five runners up will receive a copy of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, a Figment tote bag, and a Zinch Prize Pack.

Deadline: March 31st, 2012