Bennington Young Writers Competition
High school students in grades 10 through 12 can submit their writing to the Bennington Young Writers Competition. Over 2000 students have submitted poetry, fiction and nonfiction in past years to be eligible for the $500 first place prize and the $250 second place awards.
Submit by November 1, any of the following:
• Poetry (a group of three poems).
• Fiction (a short story or one-act play). Short stories must be typed, double-spaced, and fewer than 1500 words. Scripts must be typed, double-spaced, and run no more than 30 minutes (playing time).
• Nonfiction (a personal or academic essay). Stories and nonfiction must be typed, double-spaced, and fewer than 1500 words.