The Connecticut Society of Genealogists is now accepting entries for both the Literary Awards and Essay Contest. Submission deadline for both is July 15, 2016. Winners for both will be notified by September 1, 2016. Details for each are below.
5th Annual “Tell Me Your Family Story” Essay Contest
This contest is open to anyone; winner receives $100. Entries must be related to New England and not more than 10 pages (double-spaced). Entries could include family stories, oral histories, diary/journal excerpts, Bible record or cemetery marker transcriptions, family histories or traditions, or socioeconomic conditions affecting the life on an ancestor. These essays must convey how it pertains to the author. Click here (opens PDF) for full rules and entry form for this contest.