Category Archives: poetry

NYWC Ten Under Ten

I’m really delighted to be sharing these poems with you all today as part of Write On’s partnership with NYWC and their Ten Under Ten Series. I know you will enjoy these amazing poems written by kids under ten years … Continue reading

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Two Poems by Award-Winning Young Writer Adele Carcano

Untitled No, Here we go again. I heard it, The deafening sound of sirens. My second attempt to run away FAILED. I groaned, Wishing I had gone far away. Instead I hesitated before my run. After I climbed out my … Continue reading

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Contests for Young Writers

* Seventeen Magazine short fiction contest: http://www.seventeen.com/fun/articles/fiction-contest-2011-rules * The Poetry Society of Virginia Student Contest (open to everyone, not just Virginia residents): http://poetrysocietyofvirginia.webs.com/2011studentcontest.htm * Two great writing contests from Weekly Reader: http://www.weeklyreader.com/node/1226 Good luck! Dallas Woodburn author, speaker, freelance writer … Continue reading

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Markets for Young Writers

* Wet Ink Magazine Open and happy to accept all genres of literature, visual art and multimedia from youth aged 13 to 19 residing in Canada. At present, they only accept submissions electronically; they do not want to take responsibility … Continue reading

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Write On! Contest Winners

We received more than 250 entries from all across the U.S., and even as far away as the U.K. and New Zealand! Thank you to everyone who entered, and congratulations to all our winners! Short Story Contest Middle School (6th … Continue reading

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Annual "Let’s Write!" Literary Contest Now Accepting Entries!

Contest opens — January 15, 2010Entries must be postmarked no later than — April 15, 2010 All categories–Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction are open to all writers, published or unpublished. We will accept most genres, except pornography, erotica, graphic violence/horror, or … Continue reading

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Contest for Young Writers in Arizona

Thanks to Amara Edblad for informing me of this contest for young writers! Children’s Fiction Contest, Arizona Consortium on the Arts Submission deadline: January 31, 2010For more information, or to mail submissions, please contact:Writing ContestAttn: Melanie Tighe16428 N. 32nd StreetSuite … Continue reading

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The Power of Poetry

Thanks to journalist Daryn Kagan for this inspiring video: Dallas Woodburn author, speaker, freelance writer founder of Write On! Books and Write On! For Literacy www.writeonbooks.org http://dallaswoodburn.blogspot.com/

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Great Website for Young Writers!

I just came across this wonderful website: http://www.thebluepencil.net/ I often receive e-mails and letters from young writers asking where they can publish their work. The Blue Pencil is a great resource! They are actively looking for submissions from young people. … Continue reading

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