If you work with young writers, please share these with them!
WRITING FOR PEACE CONTEST
Writers, ages 13-19, are welcome to submit once in each category,
but must complete a separate form for each entry. Deadline for
submission is March 1, 2013. All submissions must be written in
English. All submissions (even fiction) should be about a real
country, although it could be a country that no longer exists.
Submit an original unpublished short story of 800-1,000 words in
the voice of a character from another country or culture.
Submit one to three poems totaling no more than 100 lines in the
voice of a character from another country or culture.
Write an 800-1,000 word essay about a social, political,
environmental, or familial challenge faced by individuals within
a cultural group, or a personal experience with another culture.
First, second, and third place prizes will be awarded in fiction,
nonfiction, and poetry categories.
First place winners will receive $50.
Second place winners will receive $25.
Third place winners will receive $10.
All winners will be published in DoveTales Literary journal, a
publication of Writing for Peace.