IFWTWA Writing Scholarship Announced

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Here’s a fabulous opportunity for all of you aspiring travel writers out there – the International Food, Wine, and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) has announced a Scholarship contest that will award a First Prize as well as two “runner up” prizes, all three of which include a 1 year paid membership to the IFWTWA along with other valuable prizes (including the opportunity to get an article published), and the First Place winner will also receive complimentary attendance for their 2010 “Conference At Sea” cruise (including taxes and port charges – airfare not included).

I’ve just interviewed Maralyn Hill – president of the IFWTWA about their Scholarship so be sure to listen to the podcast for full details, or read the transcript (links below).

But don’t delay – the deadline for submitting your entry is August 15, 2009 (if submitting online) or if you’re entering via snail mail, your entry must be postmarked no later than August 10, 2009.

Audio Podcast: Click to Listen


More Info:

IFWTWA/Travel-Writers-Exchange.com/Leigh Cort Publicity Scholarship Program Details

Maralyn D. Hill, President of IFWTWA

Maralyn D. Hill, President of IFWTWA

Meet Maralyn Hill:

Maralyn is currently serving as President of the International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association, and as Co-Chairman of the Conference and Press Trips Committee for the IFWTWA.

She is also CEO of NoraLyn Ltd. and was Host / Producer of over 90 Time Warner Cable food shows; Editor and Columnist, Where & What in the World; Columnist, Big Blend Magazine; Co-author "Our Love Affairs with Food & Travel;" contributor, Meetings Mexico & Latin America; Contributor, Global Writes; Contributor, SOGONOW.com; Co-author, "Cooking Secrets the Why and How;" Co-author, "Success, Your Path to a Successful Book," author of international and domestic incentive programs and support material.

This freelance food, wine, travel journalist/broadcaster says she is part of the "Hill Team". She has co-authored her books with long time friend Brenda Hill, and together and individually they are food judges and write articles. They also co-authored "Cooking Secrets" with French Master Chef Herve Laurent and conduct workshops. Maralyn also writes with her husband Norman Hill.

Maralyn prides herself on staying up with current trends and discovering more all the time, as she and Brenda did at Bocuse d'Or with French Master Chef Herve Laurent in January 2009. She says she was "born to travel and tell the tale".

Maralyn's Websites:

Learn more about the IFWTWA at their website:
International Food, Wine, and Travel Writers Association

Follow Maralyn on Twitter: http://twitter.com/MaralynHill
Follow IFWTWA on Twitter: http://twitter.com/IFWTWA

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