“Know any young writers in seventh grade through high school? The New Voices Young Writer’s Competition™ encourages reading and writing among middle and high school students while introducing them to the exciting world of eBooks and ePublishing, the wave of the literary future.

The 2013 Competition will open for entries in September, 2012. Download a New Voices Young Writers brochure to send to your school, homeschool organization or young writer. Students from around the world have entered in the past.

Teachers, librarians and authors are welcome to volunteer as judges. The registration form for judges is on the website.


There are other writing competitions as well, just Google it. Each one is a great way to get your writing out there and see what sticks. Even better, some competitions offer scholarships. Here are a few:

Alliance for Young Artists & Writers


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