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Young Writer’s Competition
Are you a 15-18 year old writer?
The Writing discipline includes creative nonfiction, novel, play or script, poetry, short story and spoken word. Writing winners receive entry to a National YoungArts Foundation workshop where they can push the boundaries of their abilities with master teachers in their established field during a week-long program.
- Win cash awards of up to $10,000, an alternative to scholarships to spend as you wish
- Take master classes with accomplished writers such as Edward Albee, Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, Chinaka Hodges, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Sam Lipsyte, Campbell McGrath, Joan Morgan, Salmon Rushdie and Rebecca Walker
- Become eligible for nomination as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts
- Receive a lifetime of mentoring and professional support with a rich network of peers
- Connect to educational and artistic development opportunities
AM I ELIGIBLE?
To apply artists must be:
- US citizens or have permanent resident status
- 15-18 years of age or in grades 10-12 on…
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