New York Times College Essay Contest: "Modern Love"

Hey Writers !

The New York Times is having a college essay contest, titled Modern Love:

Three years ago we invited college students to tell us the truth about what love was like for them in this age of 24/7 communication, blurred gender roles and new attitudes about sex and dating. The response, from students at more than 365 colleges and universities nationwide, was overwhelming and eye opening.

So we’re asking again. If you have a personal story that illustrates the current state of love and relationships, e-mail it to us at The winning author will receive $1,000 and his or her essay will be published in a special “Modern Love” column on May 1, 2011, and on  


Submission deadline: March 31, 2011
To read past contest winners, and for more info, click here.