Submit the story of your life to Glamour's My Real-Life Story Essay Contest for your chance to win $5,000, the opportunity to have your story published in Glamour, and the opportunity to talk with a literary agent.

USA, 18+

Start Date:
March 08, 2011

End Date:
August 15, 2011 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Entry Frequency:
One time per person/email.

Sweepstakes Prizes:
Grand Prize: $5,000 cash, possible publication of the winning manuscript in an upcoming issue of Glamour, and the opportunity to speak with a literary agent. (ARV: $5,000)

Additional Comments:
To enter, write an essay of 2,500 - 3,500 words on the subject "My Real-Life Story."
A panel of judges made up of published authors will judge the entries on the basis of originality, voice, flow and overall feeling.

AMOE: by mail.