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Entry Deadline January 16, 2015
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About the Award

The Founders Award for Career Achievement may be presented to any ASJA member whose ability to tell a story and whose style, range and diversity of career exemplify the profession of independent nonfiction writer. Members may nominate a fellow member by writing an essay explaining why this individual deserves the award (no self-nominations accepted).

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Eligibility Requirements

Only ASJA members may apply

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Entry Format

To nominate someone for any of these awards, send an email supporting your nomination. There is no fee charged. The email must include the following information in the following format in the following order:

Email To: (de-munge the address)

Email Subject: Nomination for [then type one of the following: ASJA Career Achievement Award; ASJA Extraordinary Service Award; Robert C. Anderson Award]

Email Body:
Name of Nominee
Name of Nominator
Contact information for Nominator
Brief essay detailing the reasons for the nomination.

The ASJA office will confirm receipt of all submissions; please follow up if you don't receive confirmation within five business days.

Contact Information


Times Square
1501 Broadway, Suite 403
New York, NY 10036, USA

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