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Entry Deadline January 16, 2015
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About the Award

ASJA member Howard Eisenberg established the Arlene Eisenberg Memorial Fund in honor of his late wife, the author of What to Expect When You're Expecting and other bestselling books that made a difference in the lives of mothers worldwide. Income generated by the fund provides monetary awards to writers whose freelance article(s) and/or trade book(s) make a documented difference by inspiring action that has a positive impact on the community, society, or the world. (Examples include motivating readers to lobby for legislation or form an advocacy group, or stirring officials to launch an investigation, correct an injustice, or remove a hazard.)

The Arlene Book Award is typically offered every three years. It will next be offered in 2016.

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Eligibility Requirements

The Arlene Article Award is presented annually to an article published within the prior two years. For 2014, eligible articles must have been published in 2013 or 2014.

Nominations are welcome from the public for any work published or released in the United States during the eligibility period.

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Required Material

Articles must be in PDF format and uploaded through the online submission process. We will not accept paper submissions.

Complete one online entry for each article you're submitting. Please supply ALL the requested information. There is a fee of $15 per article nomination.

Entry Format

Nominations should include documentation supporting the positive impact the work has had. Such evidence may include media coverage, testimonials, or public recognition for the work and its effect. Accompanying material may be sent to the ASJA office by postal mail, email, or fax -- after the online submission is complete.

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