Saturday, February 9, 2008

Modern Love, More

Attention, college students:

The Modern Love College Essay Contest, which starts today, is open to college students nationwide. What is love, in this age of 24/7 communication, blurred gender roles and new ideas about sex and dating?

We are looking for young writers with something to say about the current state of love and relationships — true stories, rooted in your lives, that pull readers aside and say, “It’s like this ...”

The winner will receive $1,000, and the essay will be published in Modern Love on May 4.

Runner-up essays may be published as well. The entry deadline is March 31. Go to for details and an archive of Modern Love columns. A collection of columns, “Modern Love: 50 True and Extraordinary Tales of Desire, Deceit and Devotion,” is sold at

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