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Hello, all, We have closed the entry for this contest. If you submitted an essay, you will have received a confirmation email. Thank you kindly for the submissions which are now in review with the editors. You will be contacted if you are an essay contest winner! Sincerely, your OFA editors
The deadline for submitting an essay was clear. It was written in writing, on pages right here. It said Jan. 22 was last day to submit. And I saw that on a Sunday, nine days after it. But the subject of the essay is what picked me back up, as I faintly just wondered, “could I still submit something”? In this time with pandemic I’ve been fiscally strapped. The financial prizes were really what grabbed me.
So this writing was all just a gamble from me; it could have been rejected it, was late, that’s the key. But I asked Farmer’s Almanac to give me chance; it’d take kindness, acceptance, and-the-essay a glance. I come from a family in farming and ag. We don’t swear by the Almanac, but it’s something we have. If my writing and essay were honored in there, it’d be cool for my family and everyone here.
I’ve never been published in something like this, but if you give me a chance, with flexibility on that final-deadline, and a shot at winning one of the top-three prizes; I will always remember this act of kindness.
I'm not sure how you verify receipt of essay contest entries. I sent mine to you earlier in the month. It's probably no problem, but just wanted to check, since today is the deadline.
Can the works be fiction ?
I am thinking of submitting an essay regarding my 5 year old's visit to the dentist years ago. Like many children that age she enjoyed mimicking people and when she returned from her visit and I asked her what he said, her reply was "J------ C------, what happened to you.
When I click on the 2018 essay contest winners link it takes me to a login page? Do I need to be a special kind of subscriber too view these?
The page is published now!
Will the winners be announced this month, August 2017? Thank you! :)
When will the winners be posted? When will they receive the money if they win? And how will the money be awarded, Cash, Check?
Hi, Matthew, The winners are posted upon publication of next year’s Almanac (in which they appear), which means in August. Checks are issued to the winners soon after the winners are chosen. Thanks for your interest!