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Creativity Contest 2019

Are you a Writer?
An Artist?

Submit your original artwork or creative writing piece by December 7, 2018.  Winning entries will be published.

 Contact Nancy Alderton in the Oshkosh Correctional Institution Education Dept. for more information
Nancy.Alderton@wisconsin.gov

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(Click here to view 2018 Soul Etchings)

 Click on the link for the Creativity Contest Rules
and Submission Release Form

Once again, CEA-Wisconsin invites incarcerated writers and artists to submit their works for the sixteenth annual edition of the CEA-Wisconsin Creativity Contest. Each year CEA-Wisconsin publishes original prose, poetry, and ink drawings from Wisconsin’s jail, prison, and juvenile facility populations. All levels of writers and artists are encouraged to offer submissions. Authors and artists whose works are selected will each receive two free copies of the booklet when it is published in May.

Encourage your learners to express themselves in drawings (black ink on 8½ by 11 white paper) and writings up to 1000 words including poems, letters, essays, and short stories. Winners are selected from all levels, so urge beginning writers to give it a try. Submissions are accepted until December 7, 2018. Please ask entrants to read the contest rules and legibly fill out the submission form. Entries can be sent to Nancy Alderton at the Oshkosh Correctional Institution address on the submission form.  

Members of the Creativity Contest Committee are:

Nancy Alderton, OSCI – nancy.alderton@wisconsin.gov
Margaret Done, MSDF – margaret.done@wisconsin.gov
Vicky Ebben-Svitavsky, WCI – victoria.ebbensvitavsky@wisconsin.gov
Jim Gordon, KMCI – james.gordon@wisconsin.gov
Laurie Jarvis, FVTC – jarvis@fvtc.edu
Rose Krutzik, FLCI – rose.krutzik@wisconsin.gov
Tim Mahoney, WRC – timothy.mahoney@dhs.wisconsin.gov
Steve Schmick, OSCI – steven.schmick@wisconsin.gov
Jim Svitavsky, WCI – james.svitavsky@wisconsin.gov

The booklets are typeset by inmates at Oshkosh Correctional Institution and printed by inmates at Columbia Correctional Institution. This publication reflects the professional commitment of CEA-Wisconsin members to promote literacy. Each person who is a CEA-Wisconsin member as of January 1 gets a free copy of the booklet.

 If you want to join the CEA-Wisconsin Creativity Contest committee, contact Nancy Alderton at nancy.alderton@wisconsin.gov. Committee members’ duties include meeting as a group to review and select the writings and artwork for publication.



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