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2021 High School Writer’s Competition

March 1, 2021
March 31, 2021
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2021 High School Writers Competition

Teen writers – turn your creativity into award-winning fiction!

Write On The River and NCW Libraries are happy to announce the 10th annual Chelsea Cain High School Writers Competition. It’s open to anyone in grades 9-12, including privately or home-schooled students and those in Running Start, in the libraries’ service area (Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, Grant and Ferry counties).

Online submissions are due by March 31, and winners will be announced by April 30.

$200 in cash prizes will be distributed among three winning students for excellence in original fiction writing, which may be a complete short story or the first chapter of a novel. Submission length is 500 to 2000 words, and there is no entry fee.

New York Times best-selling author Chelsea Cain, who visited Wenatchee as a 2011 Write On The River conference speaker, initiated and continues to sponsor the annual competition.

CLICK TO ENTER:  10th Annual NCW High School Writers Competition Submission Form

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