Through August 20, the South Dakota Humanities Council will be accepting writing submissions from veterans and service members living in South Dakota.

The top three finalists will be invited to share their work at the South Dakota Festival of Books in Brookings, September 22-25.

While there, all three finalists will get to spend time with Ron Capps, creator of the Veterans Writing Project.

One of the winning essays will also be chosen to receive a $1,000 cash prize.

Get more full details and submission information by CLICKING HERE.

(Source: South Dakota Humanities Council)