In Emma Otheguy's story, Sofia Acosta Makes A Scene, Sofía's family friends have secret plans to defect to the United States. Her friend doesn't want “outsiders” moving to their community. Sofía doesn’t want to make a scene, but if she doesn’t speak up, how will she know if her immigrant family really belongs?
Write your story about experiences being new, being different, being accepted, or being bullied....Speak up! Let your voice be heard!
The winning story will receive a copy of Sofia Acosta Makes A Scene.
Entries are due by September 30.
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