Each year, the Common Reading Experience Essay Contest honors excellent writing that addresses our book's themes. The winners are recognized at an awards ceremony.
Essay deadline: To be determined
Awards ceremony: To be determined
You can enter if you're enrolled in one of the following courses, or will be enrolled in the spring:
Your essay should address the themes of social justice, institutional racism, discrimination, identity and others raised in "Born a Crime." For a list of themes, visit the current book page.
The first page of your essay should be a cover sheet that includes the following:
Common Reading Experience
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