Skip to main content

FAQ FAQ

Writers FAQ - Personal Essay

What is the purpose of the essay?

It provides insight on the writer’s personal narrative and global sensibilities.

+ ×

What do evaluators look for when reading the essay?

The essay should convey the writer’s unique point-of-view, tone and sensibility.

+ ×

What is the acceptable length for the essay?

750 words or less.

+ ×

How do I submit the personal essay?

The personal essay should be submitted through the text entry box on page 7. of the Writers Program Application.

+ ×