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Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

Essay contest on Ayn Rand's novel, Atlas Shrugged. Submit an 800- to 1,600-word essay on one of three assigned topics, which can be viewed on our website, https://www.aynrand.org/contests. The contest is free to enter and no application is required.


Entrant must be a 12th-grader, college undergraduate or graduate student for at least one semester during the school year in which the contest is held. 

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Prizes are awarded in cash and can be used any way the winner wishes.


Read Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged to write an essay that has a chance to win. You can request a free copy of the book from freeobjectivistbooks.org. You can then submit your essay electronically on the online submission page.

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