Memoir Contest for the 2018/2019 Season
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Subject: 2018/2019 Season Memoir Contest. YOUR NAME HERE
Example of Cover Letter:
Attached please find my entry to the 2018/2019 Season Memoir Contest titled, “Title Here.”
Signed, YOUR NAME
Entries accepted beginning November 1, 2018 (opening).
No entries accepted after noon on December 1, 2018 (closing).
Winners announced at January 2019 general meeting.
About our Judge: Sue William Silverman
Sue William Silverman’s most recent work of creative nonfiction is The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew(University of Nebraska Press), which was a finalist in Foreword Reviews IndieFab Book of the Year Award. Her first memoir, Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You (University of Georgia Press), won the Association of Writers and Writers Program award, while another book, Love Sick: One Woman’s Journey through Sexual Addiction (W. W. Norton), is also a Lifetime TV original movie. Her craft book is Fearless Confessions: A Writer's Guide to Memoir (Georgia) and her poetry collection is Hieroglyphics in Neon (Orchises). She teaches in the MFA in Writing program at Vermont College of Fine Arts. As a professional speaker, Sue has appeared on such shows as The View and Anderson Cooper – 360.