Theresa Schrader

Writing Themselves to a Better Future: Writing Contests for the Homeless

Avrum Rosensweig | Posted 08.22.2012 | Canada
Avrum Rosensweig

About a ten years ago, the Canadian Jewish Humanitarian and Relief Committee, launched a creative writing contest for the homeless. The prize? $2000. Now, a decade later, word has gotten out that the odds of winning are high, and the homeless are coming in droves to pen their stories. Stories that will help them find a better life.