Friday, March 09, 2012

ISFHWE 2012 Excellence-in-Writing Competition

It's time to consider the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors 2012 Excellence-in-Writing Competition for work you created during the previous calendar year. Awards and public announcement of the winners will take place at the ISFHWE Awards Gala held during the Federation of Genealogical Societies' annual conference this year in Birmingham, Alabama 29 Aug-1 Sep 2012.

Category I: Columns
Category II: Published Articles
Category III: Original Research Story
Category IV: Want-to-Be Writer/Columnist 
Category V: Unpublished by Published Author

For Categories I and II entries only:
Publication date of this entry is required.
Publication name, where located or its URL (if online) is required.

For Categories I and II: The entry must be the scanned image of a photocopy of the article in the publication, not a printout of the manuscript.

Entries Accepted 1 February – 3 June 2012
Save a copy for your records should you need to contact ISFHWE. You will receive a confirmation email from the coordinator within a week of each submission once files and fees have been processed.

Between 1 February – 15 April 2012:
My entry fee ($7.50 per entry for ISFHWE members)
My entry fee ($10.00 per entry for Non-Members)

Between 15 April – 3 June 2012: NO entries accepted after 3 June 2012
My entry fee ($10.00 per entry for ISFHWE members)
My entry fee ($12.50 per entry for Non-Members) 

1. Complete and scan the entry form.
2. E-mail a digital copy of each form and related article to with the subject line ISFHWE in the subject line. Additional guidelines are found in the entry form.
3. Pay for your entry by check, or PayPal.
4. All Entries must be received by the coordinator no later than 3 June 2012.

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt     :)
Your friend in genealogy.

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