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PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest for K-3: Deadline April 27

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Building on the success of the 15-year Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Contest, the PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest was launched last year in an effort to continue to encourage young children in Grades K-3 across the country to illustrate and write their own stories.

Submit your stories by mail to AETN now until Friday, April 27.   Arkansas winners will be finalized by May and sent to PBS KIDS GO! to be entered in the national contest.  National winners will be announced this summer.

In 2010, the Contest received more than 25,000 children’s stories submitted nationally.

Send your entry by Friday, April 27 to:
AETN – Writer’s Contest
350 S. Donaghey St.
Conway, AR 72034

Click here to download Contest Entry Form.

For contest guidelines and more information visit the Contest website or email marketing@aetn.org.

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