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Young Writers Contest 2017

Young writers of New Castle, from 6th-12th grade - Submit your work to The 37th ANNUAL YOUNG WRITERS CONTEST 2017
Sponsored by The Friends of the Chappaqua Library

SUBMIT YOUR:  FICTION (short story, drama)

                        NON-FICTION (essay, journalism, humor, descriptive prose)

                        POETRY

AWARDS:         First Prize $100 * Second Prize $50 * Third Prize $25
                       * in each genre * separate middle school and high school judging                        

                         Certificates & recognition of your work.  

                         Winning writers will be invited to an awards presentation & reception.

       SAVE A TREE! Submit via email! (Hard copies also accepted.)

OFFICAL YWC 2017 RULES:   A must-read! Can be found:

                      * on-line on the Chappaqua Library Website (on the Friends of the Library page)
                      * on paper in Chappaqua middle school and high school English departments
                      * at the Chappaqua Library circulation desk

SUBMIT ENTRIES TO:

* Easy-E-submissions: PDFs only. See details in the Official Rules.
* Paper entries: submit 2 formatted copies to English departments at Bell, Seven Bridges or Horace Greeley High School, or Chappaqua Library(circulation desk). See details in the Official Rules.

DEADLINE: Friday, March 17th, 2017 at:

* 3 pm (end of school day) at Bell, Seven Bridges and Greeley
* 6 pm (closing time) at the Chappaqua Library
* 11:59 pm EST for e-subs - SEE OFFICIAL RULES for formatting
* No late entries.


WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT SCHOOLS & JUNE AWARDS ASSEMBLIES

Winners and Honorable Mention writers will be invited to a reception at the Chappaqua Library Theatre.
We look forward to reading your work!

pdf2017 YWC entry form FAQs rules.pdf

pdf2017 YWC poster.pdf

 

 

 

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