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Educational Events and Contests: Creative Writing

A collection of educational events and contests open to students and educators.

Kids Write 4 Kids

Registration is Free. Click HERE to sign up

For students in Grades 4 to 8

Kayak Illustrated History Challenge

For students age 7 to 14

Deadline June 30, 2021

Finding Home Writing Contest

Entrants may choose to describe where their family is from, where their home is today or what the word “home” means to them.

Open to writers ages 8-13 at the time of entry

Each winner will receive an Orca Prize Pack and a $200 gift certificate to the bookstore of their choice.


#Our Stories Our Voices in the Classroom

Lives That Make a Difference

Tell us about the heroes that make a difference in and out of your classroom and win $1,500!

Deadline is May 1st 2021


Scholastic Kids Press

Scholastic Kids Press - Now Accepting Applications!

Deadline for application is June 1st 2021

Personal Story Project - Teen Health and Wellness

The First Page Student Writing Challenge

Check out the winning entries and stay tuned for details on how to enter this year's contest coming in Fall 2020