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New Directions and NYRB Classics invite you to submit one sentence in the style of Henry Green writing on a napkin after his third martini. The person who pens the winning entry will receive $500 worth of ND and NYRB Classics books!

You can submit to judges Barbara Epler and Edwin Frank by emailing with the subject line "Henry Green" by October 25th.

The winner will be announced on NYRB Classics and ND social media on Henry Green's birthday, October 29th.

This competition is for readers in the US only.

Please tweet your entries at us!

Cheers!—New Directions (& NYRB Classics)