Welcome to the 2021 Young Writer's Contest brought to you by Billingsley Books and author Elsie Vandevere. Author will judge along with another guest author to be featured on the page.
This contest this year is FREE, and the theme is "quarantine". Feel free to be as creative with that meaning as you want!
You may submit 1-2 poems
One story no more than 5,000 words - fiction of any genre or creative nonfiction (but no essays).
*Only ONE submission per person, please.
WHAT do you win? Grand prize includes publication on this site (you retain the rights to submit and publish it elsewhere), a Kindle gift card, a signed copy of Keep Your Friends Close as well as a sneak peak of the sequel, The Devil You Know.
WHEN to enter: Contest opens February 1, 2021 and submissions close April 1, 2021.
WHO can enter? Any student from grade grade 8-12 (homeschoolers are also welcome).
HOW to enter: Email your submission as a pdf attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org Please title the subject line "Contest". All documents must be in English. Font Times New Roman size 14 with 1.5 or double spacing preferred- but just no wonky, tiny font or single spaces.