The importance of having safe, stable shelter has taken on even more meaning since March. Please share in an up-to-400-word essay or up-to-30-line poem what you've discovered or rediscovered about a space in your house since shelter-in-place began.
The winning poem and essay will be published in Richmond magazine's R•Home in July, and the winners also will have the opportunity to participate in a virtual Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity "Reflections of Home" event on Wednesday, June 24. The winners will each receive a $100 gift card to the Habitat ReStore.
One entry (poem or essay) per person.
A panel of judges will select a winner and runner-up in each category by June 5.
The winners will be published in Richmond magazine's July/August R•Home.
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1. One entry (poem or essay) per person. Entry must be within the word-count and line-count parameters.
2. The essay or poem must be original, unpublished content created by the entrant.
3. Entrant gives Richmond Magazine and Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity permission to publish entries online and through social media.
4. Winners agree to be photographed for the July/August 2020 issue of R•Home.