DEADLINE: SXSW David Carr Prize

Event Date: 
February 15, 2019

Student writers (or aspiring student writers) are invited to enter the David Carr Prize for SXSW 2019, March 8-17 in Austin, TX. "New for 2019, we invite all high school, undergrad, or graduate students (PhD & Masters included) to honor David Carr’s interest in the convergence of new media, technology, and culture by entering an essay or short story of 1,500 words or less."

This year's prompt question for this writing competition is: “In 2050, warmer global temperatures will lead to…”

The five finalists for the competition each receive a Platinum badge ($1,650 value) for SXSW. One grand prize winner (from amongst these five finalists) will be announced as part of the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards ceremony on the evening of Monday, March 11.

Deadline is February 15.

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