The Mall of America is giving one grand winner a $2,500 MOA Writer-in-Residence Program Honorarium, a trip to Bloomington, Minnesota, cash and more. Enter the Mall Of America Writer-In-Residence Contest for your chance to win.
Eligibility: US, DC, 18 and older (19 Alabama, Nebraska; 21 Mississippi)
Entry Dates: February 20, 2017 and ends on March 10, 2017 at midnight CT
Judging Criteria: will be judged with an emphasis on the creativity and appeal of their pitches. 25 Semi-finalists will be notified by email that they are a semi-finalist on or before April 1, 2017. Semi-finalists will then have two (2) weeks after receiving such notification to submit an essay between 500-800 words demonstrating the type of content they would produce on their chosen topic during the residency.
You will need to submit your name, address, email address, social channels (if any), a short biography, previous experience (if any) and a pitch (up to 150 words) for what you intend to write about during your residency
Entry Limit: one entry per person
One (1) Grand Prize: a five day/four night trip for winner to Mall of America, Bloomington, MN consisting of the following elements: Round-trip coach airfare to Mall of America between a Sponsor-selected major metropolitan airport near winner’s residence and MSP Airport in Bloomington, Minnesota; hotel accommodations for four nights (one standard room, double occupancy, including room tax); Honorarium of $2,500.00, which will be paid at the conclusion of the MOA Writer-in-Residence Program; four Visa Gift Card valued at $400.00 for food and meals during MOA Writer-in-Residence Program. Winner must be available to perform the MOA Writer-in-Residence program during a mutually agreed upon five consecutive day time period, which must include a weekend, between June 10, 2017 and July 10, 2017. ARV: $4,500.00
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