Spring: Writing Contest


Pile of books painting

Spring: Writing Contest

In poetry, prose, fiction or nonfiction, submit one or several of your best creations! What inspires you? What stories do you want to tell? You choose the theme and the genre. Scroll down to enter the contest!

[Art credit: "Growing Knowledge" by Ruth Petit, YWP]


  • Awards: Gold ($100), Silver ($75), and Bronze ($50) in each of two categories – Writing and Visual Art
  • For ages 12-18. You must have a YWP account. (It’s free to join, and the contest is free!)
  • Scroll to the bottom of this post to respond to the contest challenge in the genre of your choice
  • Must be your original work, not published elsewhere – and not AI!
  • No limit to number of submissions in both categories
  • Deadline: April 15, 2024
  • Prize winners and honorable mentions will be published in the May issue of our digital magazine, The Voice.

See the Contest Winners Announcement