Deadline: 15 November 2019
Open to: authors under the age of 35
Benefits: the first-place winner will receive USD 2,000, and the second and third place winners $500 each.
Yale Environment 360 and the Oak Spring Garden Foundation are accepting entries for the first Young Writers Awards.
Articles should focus on topics related to the natural world, with an emphasis on subjects related to land conservation, forests and plants, or natural places. The writing can be either an essay or a reported piece, but should have a personal voice and point of view. Entries can be of any length up to a maximum of 2,500 words. Articles that have appeared in another publication are not eligible
The awards will honor the best nonfiction environmental writing by authors under the age of 35.
The first-place winner will receive USD 2,000, and the second and third place winners EUR 500 each. Winning entries will be edited by Yale Environment 360 editors and posted on the E360 site. The awards judges will be E360 Editor Roger Cohn, Oak Spring Garden President Peter Crane, and E360 Managing Editor Katherine Bagley.
How to apply?
Submissions must have a cover page that includes the writer’s name, birth date, a brief bio of no more than one paragraph, and contact information (email, phone number, and address).
For more information, please visit the official web page.