Chappaqua 42nd Annual Young Writers Competition

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42nd Annual Young Writers Competition sponsored by the Friends of the Chappaqua Library

ELIGIBILITY

Open to all students, grades 5-12, who live and/or attend school in the Chappaqua School District

CATEGORIES

-FICTION
-NON-FICTION
-POETRY

PRIZES IN EACH CATEGORY

College: First Prize: $100 – Second Prize: $50 – Third Prize: $25 – Honorable Mention: Certificates

High School: First Prize: $100 – Second Prize: $50 – Third Prize: $25 – Honorable Mention: Certificates

DEADLINE: Friday, March 25, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. NO EXTENSION.

JUDGING RULES/CRITERIA

The competition will be judged by a panel of professional writers and editors.

Criteria include: creativity, style, originality, and correct spelling and grammar.

Each entry should not exceed 2500 words.

You can submit a maximum of one piece in each of the 3 categories (Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry).
In case of multiple applications, submit a new application for each application.

These entries can be any of your work, including schoolwork, as long as:
• it was written when you were in 5th grade or higher
• you have not submitted it to this competition before
• he has not won a prize in any other competition

Winners will be notified by email in the spring (late April/early May), with names and entries posted on the Chappaqua Library website.

Any questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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