Happy New Year to all young writers and artists from the YAAGroup.org!
Archive for December, 2009
The Margery Carlson Prize is awarded annually by the Georgia Poetry Society for poetic achievement by students in grades 1-5. The Marel Brown Prize is a two-tier contest with prizes awarded annually by the Georgia Poetry Society for poetic achievement by students grades 6-8 and grades 9-12.
Any student in grades 1-12 enrolled in a Georgia public or private school or home-schooled at a permanent Georgia address.
There are no entry fees for this contest.
LENGTH OF POEM:
maximum of 32 lines.
Only one entry per student.
Maximum of four poems per school.
Entries must be postmarked by January 31.
Details are here: http://www.georgiapoetrysociety.org/youth.html
Information on lots of other contests is available in the Members’ Section of the YAAGroup.org.
The Claremont Review offers an annual contest for fiction or poetry for young people 13-19.
There are over $2000 in prizes. Entries must be postmarked by March 15, 2010.
Details are available here: http://www.theclaremontreview.ca/annual_contest.htm#1
Information on many other writing and art contests is available in the members’ section of the YAAGroup.org.
Merry Christmas from the YAAGroup.org!
Baker’s Plays offers a playwriting competition for High School students. Plays may be about any subject and of any length.
Submissions must be postmarked no later than January 30th, 2010. $500 first prize.
Details are at: Baker’s Plays High School Playwriting Contest
Information about other contests for young writers and artists is available in the Members’ Section of the YAAGroup.org.
Write2Ignite! Conference for Christian Writers of
Feb. 26 & 27, 2010 at North Greenville University, Tigerville, S.C.
$90 adults, $45 students.
Featuring a special Teen Track for young authors.
Scholarships available. For more information or to
register, visit www.write2ignite.wordpress.com
Or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org