Young Writers Showcase

youngwriters2015Calling All Young Writers!

Become a part of the 2017 Millbrook Literary Festival by entering an original work of creative writing!

Composition or Essay, Prose or Poetry,
Fact or Fiction!

All writers will have their work included in this year’s 2017 Young Writers Showcase publication.

Guidelines for Entering

— The Showcase is open to students from 8 to 18 years old, with one entry per student.

— Entries will be divided into three age groups: 8 to 11, 12 to 14, and 15 – 18.

— Two prizes will be awarded in each age category.

— Each entry must have a title and be written in 500 words or less. It must include the student’s name, age/grade and school (if applicable) and telephone number.

— Entries can be written on a topic of the student’s choice and can be a piece that was previously written during this school year, or a new one composed for the Showcase.

— Entries must be typed and submitted by email to

— By submitting your entry, you are giving permission for your work to be published.

— All entries will be published in the 2017 Young Writers Showcase Booklet**

— Participants are invited to read their work at the Festival on Saturday, May 20, when the winners of the Showcase will be announced and prizes awarded.

— Deadline for entries is Monday, May 1. Good luck!

**The Millbrook Literary Festival organizers reserve the right to refuse publication if an entry is considered unsuitable.