YN Literary Awards
Participants must be YN members of the ANA. Deadline for
receipt of submissions for the 2014 Young Numismatist Literary
Awards is May 15.
Submissions will be evaluated by a panel of judges, including Bill Fivaz, Q. David Bowers and Ken Bressett. Awards will be presented in Colorado Springs at the ANA's 2014 Summer Seminar, June 21-July 3.
What it is
The American Numismatic Association presents literary awards to
outstanding young writers. Categories are as follows. Each is named
in honor of a Whitman author dedicated to educating the next
generation of numismatists:
Bill Fivaz Young Numismatist Literary Award
Article should display basic knowledge of a numismatic topic. Creativity and original conclusions are encouraged. Suggested length: 450-900 words
Q. David Bowers Young Numismatist Literary Award
Article should display advanced knowledge of a numismatic topic. Logically presented facts and original conclusions are encouraged. A bibliographic list of sources is recommended, but not required. Suggested length: 900-1,800 words
Kenneth E. Bressett Young Numismatist Literary Award
Article should display in-depth knowledge of a numismatic topic. Logically presented facts and original conclusions are required, as is a bibliographic list of sources. Inclusion of charts, graphs, tables or other illustrations is encouraged. Suggested length: 1,800-3,600 words
The following prizes will be awarded in each of the three age categories:
Plaque and $500 cash prize, plus a $500 voucher with which to build a personal library of numismatic books produced by Whitman Publishing
Certificate, plus a $200 book voucher
Certificate, plus a $100 book voucher
Send entries to the Publications Department, 818 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903; or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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