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Contest for social justice journalism open [US]

Contest for social justice journalism open [US]

Posted on April 24, 2018

Deadline: 

July 01, 2018

Journalists whose projects reflect a concern for social justice can apply for this award.

The Richard J. Margolis Award of Blue Mountain Center is given annually to a journalist or essayist who has combined humor and wisdom to address social issues.

The winner will receive a US$5,000 prize, along with a one-month residency at Blue Mountain Center, a writers and artists colony in Blue Mountain Lake, New York.

The award was created in honor of Richard J. Margolis, a journalist, essayist and poet who brought light to hardships faced by subgroups including migrant farm workers, the elderly and Native Americans.

The deadline is July 1.

For more information on how to apply, click here.