The Appleseed Writing Project’s Annual Young Writer’s Showcase is just around the corner, but we’re still accepting submissions (until September 30th) from students in 4th – 12th grades of:
poetry, narrative, expository, fiction, short fiction, science fiction, persuasive, song lyrics, or writer’s choice.
All submissions must be original work and typed or handwritten in ink (no colored ink or graphics).
Please limit all poetry to 30 lines and all other submissions to 1,000 words. If you have longer works, please submit an excerpt not exceeding 1,000 words.
Group and individual submissions are welcome.
Judges will select entries based on effective use of language, creativity, and originality.
Send submissions to:
Cheri Pruitt, Appleseed Writing Project’s Youth Coordinator
2525 Springfield Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Please include your name and email/phone number on your submission.
The Appleseed Writing Project will host their annual Young Writer’s Showcase on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at IPFW’s Walb Student Union Atrium from 12:30 – 2:00 pm. Guest Author of Tough Boy Sonatas, Curtis Crisler, will be joining us! The showcase is free and open to the public.