Who: Students in Grades 9 – 12
What: Write a poem or short story!
* Entries must be original work.
When: Deadline is December 15
*All entries must use no smaller than 12 point font
in Times New Roman or Comic Sans.
*Short story entry may range from a minimum of
800 words to no more than 2,000 words.
* Poem entry will consist of a single poem, any
style from a minimum of 25 words to no more
than 300 words.
*Entries must not include graphics.
*Each entry must include a completed cover sheet
signed by the student author and sponsoring
For additional details and guidelines, contact your local reading councilYoung Authors’ Contest Chairperson.