Silicon Valley Reads Essay Contest 2019
Theme: Finding Identity in Family History
Please choose one of the three writing prompts below for your essay submission. You may type directly in this form or add a link to your essay. If adding a link, paste it in the "Your answer" section under your chosen prompt.
Be sure to include a strong introduction or opening statement, which will hook the reader’s interest; the body, which includes interesting facts, details and evidence, and which supports the topic; and the conclusion, which summarizes everything you’ve written.
Write a story about your family life. Describe who was important to you growing up and why.
How do you define “Family”? Write your definition of family, what it means to you, and why.
How much do you know about your family history? Write about an interesting time or event from your family history.
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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