Creative Writing Contest in Spanish Event


Teachers, students, family, and friends! Join us on Thursday, September 28; 5–7 pm, for a FREE, drop-in event to prepare for the Creative Writing Contest in Spanish. This event will offer a special scavenger hunt to discover selected artworks for the contest. Conversation and writing prompts will assist participants in brainstorming ideas that may be helpful in developing a contest submission!

TEACHERS Join your students in this writing adventure! Two 30-minute workshops will offer strategies for writing fiction and suggestions for guiding students through the creative process in a supportive way. The first 20 teachers to sign up will receive a Joslyn teaching poster at the event!



Download printable scavenger hunt* to discover the selected artworks for the contest:
*If you're not able to visit the Museum, nine of the twelve artworks are online. Hover over the circular detail and select it if a URL pops up. (see example to the left)





The contest is open to fifth through twelfth grade Nebraska students; middle school criteria includes developing a narrative inspired by a Joslyn artwork. Event held in partnership with UNO College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Foreign Languages, Master of Arts in Language Teaching Program, and Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS).

Submissions due via email to cscgarcia[at]unomaha.edu by Wednesday, October 18. Contest winners will be announced on Wednesday, November 1!
Click here for additional contest information.

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