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Entries open for the 2017 Benjamin Franklin House prize for young writers

posted on 11 Oct 2017

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Long before he entered politics, Benjamin Franklin became a successful author with a series of annual pamphlets, Poor Richard's Almanack, first published when the American founding father was in his late twenties.

Today's young writers have the chance to make their mark even earlier, with a literary prize set up in Franklin's name celebrating the best essay by an author under the age of 25.

Read the full story on this link to The Telegraph