2021 High School Writers Competition
Teen writers – turn your creativity into award-winning fiction!
Write On The River and NCW Libraries are happy to announce the 10th annual High School Writers Competition.
It’s open to anyone in grades 9-12 (including privately or home-schooled students and those in Running Start) in Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, Grant and
Online submissions are due by March 31, and winners will be announced by April 30.
$200 in cash prizes will be distributed among three winning students for excellence in original fiction writing, which may be a complete short story or
the first chapter of a novel. Submission length is 500 to 2000 words, and there is no entry fee.
New York Times best-selling author Chelsea Cain, who visited Wenatchee as a 2011 Write On The River conference speaker, initiated and continues to sponsor
the annual competition.