A great event coming up, and a chance to win free tickets. The event is Notes & Words, combining writers and musicians on stage together for unique entertainment. The proceeds benefit Children's Hospital & Research Center in Oakland.
To win tickets, write a short, personal essay about caring for a child (age 18 or younger) during a crisis (which can include a medical, emotional, or parenting type crisis). They welcome serious and humorous essays.
The winners get a personal phone conversation with:
-Jennifer Smith, Editor at Random House/Ballantine
-Andrea Barzvi, Literary Agent at ICM
-Deborah Way, Executive Editor at O the Oprah Magazine
The winner also gets introductions to:
-Michael Chabon, Pulitzer prize winning author
-Anne Lamott, NY Times best-selling author
-John Hodgman, of The Daily Show and HBO's Bored to Death
-Kelly Corrigan, NY Times best-selling author
And finalists will get 2 tickets to Notes & Words. See the website for official rules.
Entries are accepted from March 7-21, 2012.
WHEN: the concert is April 28, 2012
MORE INFO: Notes & Words (http://www.notesandwords.org/)