2009 New Mexican Writing Contest Underway
The New Mexican annual Winter Tales writing contest is coming up and the newspaper is looking for entrants. So get pen and paper or fire up your computer and start writing a short story, an essay or a poem for this year's contest. Winning entries will publish in Pasatiempo on Dec. 25.
The categories include: adults (ages 19 and up) 500-1200 words; teens (ages 13-18) 500-1200 words; children (through age 12) 350 to 1,000 words. Poems should be 800 words or less. Cash prizes range from $25 to $100 for each category.
Mail entries to: Sandra Baltazar Martínez, Winter Tales, c/o The Santa Fe New Mexican, 202 E. Marcy Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501 or e-mail them