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Veterans’ Voices Award - Writing Submission Deadline

Submission Deadline: July 21, 2019

The Veterans’ Voices Award Ceremony will honor Veterans’ stories at the Union Depot in St. Paul. The Minnesota Humanities Center invites Veterans living in Minnesota to submit poetry, prose, essays, and memoirs for consideration. We will invite selected authors to attend the Ceremony on October 5 to celebrate their work.

Submissions should explore themes of: Combat & Non-Combat, Duty, Family, Motivation, Perceptions, Reintegration, Service, and Transformation. Prior to submitting written work, we encourage Veterans to attend one of the Humanities Center’s five Warrior Writers Workshops around the state from April 14 to July 13. Attendance at a workshop is not mandatory, and it will not influence the Awards selection process.

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Veterans' Voices Awards

Save the Date: Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019
Union Depot

Veteran Writing submission deadline is July 21.

For the past six years, the Minnesota Humanities Center has honored Veterans who contribute in myriad ways to their communities, state, and country. The 2019 Veterans’ Voices Award Ceremony will continue to honor the outstanding work of Minnesota’s Veterans in an exciting new format that features their personal stories. Through poetry, prose, essays, memoirs, and more, Veterans find their voice, process their experiences, and connect with others. On October 5, this year’s Ceremony will feature Veterans sharing their written work at a public gathering at Union Depot in St. Paul.

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