Louis Writers Guild's annual writing contest for kids!
August 1 - Deadline October 1
Louis Writers Guild has always believed in encouraging young writers.
Throughout our history we have held contests for writers of all ages, and to
continue that legacy we created the annual St. Louis Writers Guild’s Young
Writers Awards. The contest officially opens on August 1st and will close
on October 1st. Entries must be postmarked on or before October 1st.
eligible? Any young writer may enter so long as they qualify for one of the two
age groups. The young writers must be in 4th – 5th grade or 6th – 8th grades
during the fall of the calendar year of the contest.
an original story that begins with the sentence: “It came from the fog...” The story may be scary, adventurous, humorous, or just plain
fun. Judging will be based on originality, cohesiveness, spelling, punctuation,
separate contest entry form must be attached to every story you send us. You
may download and photocopy the entry form.