Writers Express Youth Environmental Writing Contest

 

Prompt: Write a short story or poem about the environmental issue you think will be most important in the future.

 

Guidelines

  • Students must be in grades 6-8 and attend school in Westchester County, New York.
  • Submissions should be no more than 2 pages in length.
  • Multiple Authors
  • Students must be in grades 6-8 and attend school in Westchester County, New York.
  • Students may work with a partner or in a group as long as all students attend the same school.
  • Submissions should be no more than 2 pages in length.

 

Winners in each genre will receive a monetary honorarium as well as an electronic publication on our website. Winners will be notified by Earth Day, April 22, 2024.

Email typed submissions to [email protected] with Environmental Writing Contest in the subject line. Please include the student’s name, grade, and school at the top of each submission. Submissions are due by February 28, 2024. 

1st Prize- $50

2nd Prize- $25

3rd Prize- $15