Bennington College Young Writers Award

Ages:High School

Type:Submission

Category:Language Arts

Scope:National

September 1, 2019 Registration Opens

November 1, 2019 Registration Closes

Bennington College has a unique literary legacy, including nine Pulitzer Prize winners, three U.S. poet laureates, four MacArthur Geniuses, countless New York Times bestsellers, and one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people.

In celebration of this legacy, Bennington launched the Young Writers Awards to promote excellence in writing at the high school level. Our goal with this competition is to recognize outstanding writing achievement by high school students.

Each year, students in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades are invited to enter in one of the following categories with the following submission:

  1. Poetry: A group of three poems

  2. Fiction: A short story or one-act play (1,500 words or fewer)

  3. Nonfiction: A personal or academic essay (1,500 words or fewer)

A first, second, and third place winner is selected in each category.

Judges include Bennington College faculty and students.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://www.bennington.edu/events/young-writers-awards

Managing Organization: Bennington College

Contact:


Entry Fee: 0

This competition is open to students in High School.

September 1, 2019 Registration Opens

November 1, 2019 Registration Closes

Overview

Bennington College has a unique literary legacy, including nine Pulitzer Prize winners, three U.S. poet laureates, four MacArthur Geniuses, countless New York Times bestsellers, and one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people.

In celebration of this legacy, Bennington launched the Young Writers Awards to promote excellence in writing at the high school level. Our goal with this competition is to recognize outstanding writing achievement by high school students.

Process

Each year, students in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades are invited to enter in one of the following categories with the following submission:

  1. Poetry: A group of three poems

  2. Fiction: A short story or one-act play (1,500 words or fewer)

  3. Nonfiction: A personal or academic essay (1,500 words or fewer)

A first, second, and third place winner is selected in each category.

Criteria

Judges include Bennington College faculty and students.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://www.bennington.edu/events/young-writers-awards

Managing Organization: Bennington College

Contact:


Entry Fee: 0

This competition is open to students in High School.

Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Registration Opens

November 1, 2019 Registration Closes