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$1,000 Spring Travel Writing Contest

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We are looking for young, old, novice and veteran voices with a powerful sense of place in their writing. The winner will be awarded $1,000 and published in an upcoming issue of Nowhere. The top 10 stories will be announced on the website and published on Outside Magazine Executive Editor, Sam Moulton, will judge.

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Vanishing tribes in Saudi Arabia, the Land of Oz in North Carolina, lost in Myanmar, fictional anthropology and much, much more…

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Spring Writing Contest!

We’re teaming up with Outside Magazine Executive Editor Sam Moulton for the first Nowhere Spring Travel Writing Contest. We are looking for novice and veteran voices, both near and far, with a powerful sense of place in their writing. The winner […]


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