Young Authors' Contest 2018-2019!

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 10:09am

The State of Maryland Literacy Association is proud to sponsor the Young Authors' Contest for 2018-2019!  Students in grades 2-5 are eligible to participate by writing a poem and/or short story.

  • All entries must be original work
  • All entries must use no smaller than 12 point font in Times New Roman or Comic Sans
  • Short story entry may range from a minimum of 300 words to no more than 800 words
  • Poem entry will consist of a single poem, any style, from a minimum of 25 words to no more than 150 words
  • Entries must not include graphics
  • Each entry must include a completed cover sheet signed by the student author and sponsoring teacher
  • Be sure to save your typed file.  Winners will be asked to email their entry to the chairperson.

Students who are interested in participating must submit their entries by Wednesday, December 12th.  The YAC Cover sheet has been posted on Guilford's website or you can access it through the following attachment.  Any questions can be directed to our Reading Support Teacher, Joanna Kasda.  Thank you for supporting our young authors! FileYA Student Cover Sheet 2018.docx