Farmer’s Almanac Essay Contest – ALL ages!

Announcing the 2010 Farmer’s Almanac Essay Contest Topic:  The Kindest Thing Anyone Ever Did for Me. 

In 200 words or less, please tell us about an act of kindness that you experienced. 

Rules:  Cash prizes (first, $250; second, $150; third, $100) will be awarded for the best essay on the subject “The Kindest Thing Anyone Ever Did for Me.”  All entries become the property of Yankee Publishing, which reserves all rights to the material.  The deadline for entries is Friday, January 29, 2010.  Label “Essay Contest” and send to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, P.O. Box 520 Dublin, NH, 03444;

Include your name, mailing address and em-mail address.  Winners will be announced in The 2011 Old Farmer’s Almanac and on


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2 Responses to “Farmer’s Almanac Essay Contest – ALL ages!”

  1. Kierah King Says:

    i am 11 years old i will be 12 in September.
    I want to contests, my sister does some.
    my mom and my step dad own an organic cafe in Hartford CT.
    i like doing poetry and writing i am writing a book write now.

    • lizbooks Says:

      Hi Kierah – Congratulations on writing a book at your age! That is very cool. Yes, by all means start entering contests now and keep entering. Also submit your work to publications. (see the list at right) When you finish your book Scholastic as a yearly contest for kids for that too! Thanks so much for writing. Keep in touch! Best, Liz

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