WV Young Writer's Contest

Sign up for the WV Writer's contest and show off your skill!

Writer's from 5-6 and 7-8, test your skill in Young Writer contest!

The contest accepts: nonfiction, original fiction, essays, narratives, and memoirs. Entries word limits are 700 for 5-6 and 7-8. We recommend every student to sign up for the Contest no matter what kind of writing skill a individual has. Writing Leaders at Marshall University will judge based on: Ideas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, and Convention.

Entries and rewards!

The entries need to be turned in to any English teacher( Pickens, Abbot, Blankenship, Mahn-Lowe) in your school before February 1, 2016. State winners notified in April, but not announced publicly until May 13, 2016. State winners will receive 100$ for first place, $50 for second, and $25 for third. Make sure you write your entries in a teachers room!!