Caramelo Writing Contest

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Sandra Cisneros' Caramelo, a coming-of-age novel, features an inherited artifact-a rebozo, or shawl-that ties family generations together. Enter your best writing related to an "artifact" in one of the following categories:

Best Short Fiction
Best Poetry
Best Short Nonfiction
Best Entry for a Writer under 18

$200 Grand Prize
Additional prizes for winners
in each category
Entries due April 1

Send your entry to
Include a cover letter with your name, address, contact information and a brief biography. Winning entries to be displayed at Schlow.

Sponsored by the Center for
American Literary Studies