Field & Stream magazine is seeking entries for its Young Writers Contest. The contest is open to young men and women between the ages of 13 and 18 who best capture the theme "How Hunting/Fishing Has Influenced My Life."
Essays must be from 600 to 1,000 words, and be typed and double-spaced on 8 1/2-inch-by-11-inch paper. They must include the writer's name, address, telephone number and proof of age (copy of birth certificate, driver's license or passport). Each entry must be an original, nonpublished work.
Entries need to be postmarked by Sept. 1. Send to Field & Stream Young Writers Contest, 2 Park Ave., New York, N.Y. 10016.