Open Call to CBA Members: Submit Your Flash Fiction Today! The Editorial Board of The CBA Record invites and encourages CBA members to participate in a Flash Creative Writing Contest. Do you have a story waiting to be told? Or are you just tired of footnotes and citations? If so, this is the contest for you!
Who? CBA members, including law students (excluding CBA board and o ffi cers, CBA sta ff and CBA Record editorial board members). What? Flash Fiction (1200 words or less) writing contest for CBA members. Topics do not need to be related to the legal fi eld but must be original works, rated PG, and previously unpublished. The CBA will retain nonexclusive rights to all materials published by the CBA. Finally, no more than two submissions per person, please. When & Where? Submit your story and by-line by Friday, April 30, 2021 to CBARecord@chicagobar.org
Why? Win a fabulous prize and a fun way to fl ex your creative muscles! The fi rst prize winner will have their work published in The CBA Record and receive 2 CBA seminar coupons (coupons valid for programs up to 3-hours in length). Second and third place winners will have their work published on the CBA’s website/ The CBA Record online edition! How? Submissions will be judged by members of the CBA Record editorial board and a “celebrity” judge (TBA), will assist in judging the fi nal round. Writers are asked to adhere to the CBA Writer’s Guidelines found at www.chicagobar.org/chicagobar/WG. The CBA Record editorial board will make the fi nal decision regarding publication of any piece submitted. For any further questions, please email Sharon Nolan at CBARecord@chicagobar.org.