Description: The theme was inspired by the Tumblr Who Needs Feminism?. Answer the question “Why do you need feminism?” To end double standards? To increase your sense of self-worth? To ensure that you feel safe when you walk alone at night? Go crazy with your response, so long as it’s between 200 – 800 words.How to Enter: Send your essay as a doc, docx, or PDF file to email@example.com. If there’s a technical issue with your entry, I’ll be in touch – don’t worry. In the subject line, please write “Essay Contest” or something to that effect. On the top of the first page, include your full name, school year, and email address.
Deadline: February 28, 2013 (this is flexible – if you need extra time, just inform me beforehand)
Eligibility: Any and all students, from preschool to a PhD program, can enter.
Awards: The top three winners will each win a copy of Julie Zeilinger’s debut book A Little F’d Up: Why Feminism Is Not a Dirty Word. The winning essays will also be published on Star of Davida!
Please direct any questions you have to firstname.lastname@example.org. Happy writing!