Prove it! We're looking for someone to write an essay on their hometown (and by "hometown," we mean the place you grew up in). It'll
really help if you have a strong point of view, if you can make a persuasive case for visiting the city/town, and if you can come up with the
vivid details that bring the place to life. Think your hometown is a winner? Start by filling out the form below to submit a short and convincing description.
Here are a few recent examples from our My Hometown series: Orange County,
San Francisco, and
The submission deadline is December 31, 2007; only one submission per person. We regret that we won't be able to include every submission we receive, and we reserve the right to edit for length and clarity. Once you send in your story or photograph, it becomes our propertyintellectual and otherwise.