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Arkansas Anthology 2010 now
accepting submissions from young authors
writers can become published authors when they submit their works to
this year’s Arkansas Anthology.
The Arkansas Anthology is
a collection of stories, poems, essays, and jokes created by students
and their teachers. The writings are judged, selected, and published
annually in print and online by the Arkansas Council of Teachers of
English and Language Arts (ACTELA), a non-profit professional
Selected authors will receive an award certificate by the end of the
school year and a copy of Arkansas Anthology 2010 after it is
published later that summer or early fall. A complimentary copy will be
given to teachers who send the entries of winning students. Additional
copies may be purchased for a nominal fee.
There is no entry free for 2010, but publishable works of high interest
and high quality are requested.
Categories: Short story
(maximum 700 words), essay (maximum 500 words), personal narrative
(maximum 500 words), descriptive paragraph, poetry, and very short
pieces such as descriptive sentences, original jokes, epigrams,
metaphors, or similes.
Deadline: Entries must be e-mailed by or postmarked by March 19, 2010.
must be typed. Each entry must include this statement by the student and
verified by either a teacher or a parent/guardian: “This is my original
work. I grant permission to ACTELA to publish this if it is a winning
entry.” E-mail signatures are acceptable. Each entry should include the
following information: Student’s name, grade, and a mailing address for
either the school/teacher or the student. Include the teacher’s name
with student entries. MSWord e-mail attachments are preferred, but print
copies can be mailed to the address below.
submissions as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org or
mail to Arkansas Anthology, c/o Dr.
Robert Lamm, P.O. Box 1890, State University, AR 72467. For
additional information, contact Dr. Lamm at (870) 972-2176. ACTELA
is an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English.
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