Fall: Writing


Brooke Gendron-Hale photo of tree in dusky afternoon light

Fall: Writing

In poetry, prose, fiction or nonfiction, share your interpretation of fall. Take the challenge in any direction that seems right to you. Convey the meaning of the season from your own unique, creative perspective.

[Art: Brooke Gendron-Hale, YWP]


  • Three prizes in writing: $100, $75, $50
  • For ages 12-18. You must have a YWP account (It’s free to join!)
  • Respond to the challenge in any genre
  • Must be your original work and not published elsewhere
  • No limit to number of submissions
  • Prize winners and honorable mentions will be published in the November issue of our digital magazine, The Voice.
  • Contest prizes to be announced Oct. 25, 2023 

Also see the Fall-Visual Art Contest.

Return to the main YWP Fall Contest page for more information.