Submissions for the 2020-2021 WriteNow! High School Writing Contest are closed.
Click here to read last year’s winning entries
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 11:59 PM
VIRTUAL AWARD CEREMONY & STUDENT READINGS: Thursday, May 6, 2021
Students in the Northeast Metro Area, grades 9-12, are invited to submit their original, creative writing to the annual WriteNow! High School Writing Contest hosted by White Bear Center for the Arts. You may enter writing in several different genres: poetry, short story, persuasive essay, and creative nonfiction. Winning entries will receive cash prizes!
NEW! This year, White Bear Center for the Arts is offering a supplemental WriteNow! class. This FREE and accessible online for all area high school students. You may join this class whether you want to enter the contest or just learn about writing!