Young Writers Showcase

youngwriters2015Calling All Young Writers!

Become a part of the 2017 Millbrook Literary Festival by entering an original work of creative writing.  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 between 8 and 18 years of age.
One entry per student.

Entries will be divided into three age groups: 8 – 11; 12 – 14; 15 – 18.
Two prizes will be awarded in each age category.

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

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

Write on a subject of your choice.  Your entry can be something already written during this School Year, or something written especially for the Showcase.

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

By submitting your entry, you are giving permission for your work to be published.
Participants are invited to read their work at the Festival on Saturday May 20th.

The winners of the Showcase will be announced at that time, and prizes awarded.

All entries must be typed and submitted electronically to

Deadline for entries is Monday, May 8th

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