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Contest: Six-Word Resolutions

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Six-Word Resolutions are back. Tell us your plans, hopes, dreams, motivations, and mistakes you hope not to repeat in 2011 in just six words. We’ll give three of our favorite six-word scribes a T-shirt from our partner, Spreadshirt, so you can wear your resolutions proudly throughout the year (or at least until you break them). [...]

Six Words on 2010: What Happened?

Monday, December 13th, 2010

The Tea Party and the shellacking. Heathcare and the economy. The iPad and ebooks. The BP Gulf disaster and the Chilean miners. Tiger Woods and Lady Gaga. Quite a year. Can you sum it up in six words? That’s the challenge from SMITH and New York Public Radio’s WNYC. Submit your “six on 2010” on [...]

Winners of the Leonard Lopate Six-Word Memoir Contest

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Today on WNYC’s The Leonard Lopate Show, Rachel and I talked to the winners of a SMITH and six-word memoir contest. The conversation, leisurely and literary in the style the great public radio programs have grown accustomed to, revealed the stories behind:

“Fourth choice to Prom. Still overcompensating.”
“Lots of cats. Lots of men.”
“Enter left. Move [...]

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