Monday, March 2, 2009

Asian Pacific American - June 1, 2009 - $1,500 and publication

The following details are excerpted from the competition flyer, which appears in its entirety here (.doc format).

AEF Robert T. Matsui Annual Writing Competition

10,000 word limit (of which no more than 6,000 words shall constitute the substantive text, and no more than 4,000 words shall constitute footnote text). Your submission must be presented in electronic format, utilizing Microsoft Word (or similar) word processing program. For the 2009 competition, the submission may address any topic of interest to the applicant so long as it reasonably relates to Asian Pacific Americans and the law.

The winner of the 2009 competition will receive a monetary award of $1,500, and the winning entry will be published by the UCLA's Asian Pacific American Law Journal (APALJ), subject to the journal's standard editorial process and copyright policy. APALJ’s editing process may require additional substantive edits prior to publication. Please do not submit for the 2009 competition any manuscript that has previously been published, or that is concurrently submitted for publication elsewhere.

Submissions shall be evaluated by a selection board comprised of selected members of the AEF board and the AEF writing competition board of advisers and two members of APALJ designated by APALJ's editor-in-chief, all of whom shall be ineligible to participate in the competition.

All submissions for the 2009 competition must have an electronic date stamp of no later than 6:00 pm (Eastern Daylight Time), June 1, 2009. Submissions should be e-mailed to the following address: If the date stamp on your e-mail is after 6 pm EST on June 1, 2009, your submission will not be considered.

P.O. BOX 2209, WASHINGTON, DC 20013-2209


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