Student Writing and Art Contests

Posted October 18, 2013 & filed under Notebook.

Fall 2013 Writing Contests
Essay: October 31, 2013
Poetry: December 5, 2013

The deadline for the Creative Communication essay contest has been extended to October 31, 2013, for the essay contest.  The deadline is December 5, 2013 for the poetry contest. Entries may be submitted online at the Creative Communication website or by mail. Each student in grades K-12 may submit one poem, a maximum of 21 lines of text on any topic. Each student in grades 4-12 may submit one non-fiction essay from 100-250 words on any topic. Full information is at www.poeticpower.com.

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Creative Communication has also started an art competition with a publication deadline of October 24, 2013. Click here to learn more.

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Posted November 30, 2012 & filed under Notebook.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have a legacy that dates back to 1923 and a remarkable roster of past winners, including Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, and Robert Redford, to name a few. Every year, the program partners with over 100 visual and literary-arts based organizations across the country in order to bring the Awards to local communities. The Awards grants competing students with the opportunity to gain recognition for their creative talents in 28 different categories on art and creative writing. Students in grades 7 through 12 have the opportunity to earn scholarships and have their works exhibited or published! Deadlines range from December 15 to January 15. Click here for more information.

source: artandwriting.org

Calling All Student Writers!

Posted November 13, 2012 & filed under Notebook.

Poetic Power Poetry & Essay Contest

Poetry Contest Deadline: Dec. 6

Essay Contest Deadline: Feb. 19

Students: For each contest deadline, the top ten entries in each grade division (K-3; 4-6; 7-9; 10-12 for poetry) will receive a $25 check, special recognition in the book, and a free copy of the anthology that is created from the contest.

Teachers: Teachers with 5 or more students who give permission for publication will receive a free copy of the anthology that includes their student writers. Teachers also can qualify to apply for one of 50 $250 grants awarded each year.

Creative Communication is devoted to the promotion of writing, teaching and appreciation of student writing. The intent of the student writing contests is to motivate creative writers. The top entries are published in an anthology that will record the creative insights of today’s student writers. Visit their web site for more information: www.poeticpower.com