Several MatadorU students and grads write for Pocket Cultures, a website whose mission is to ” increase connections, awareness and understanding between different cultures.”
Pocket Cultures contributors have gotten together to work on a book about children’s games around the world, and they have decided to sponsor a contest for additional contributors. Submissions should be no longer than 500 words and should address this prompt:
Tell us about a game played by kids in your country. Tell us how to play it, and something extra about how it fits in your country / culture: do you know a story about the game’s history? Or does it bring back memories? Do kids still play the game these days?
If you win:
– your game will be included in the book, you will be profiled on the author page of the book, and you’ll receive a free copy.
The deadline is October 23.
Full details are on PocketCultures’ blog.
Want to know about other writing contests? One of the benefits of joining MatadorU’s travel writing program is the Market Blog, which lists contests, gigs, and other assignment leads!