WriteNow! 2024 Poetry Selections

The 2023 WriteNow! High School Writing Contest features original writing in poetry, short story, creative nonfiction, and persuasive essay from high schoolers across the Northeast Metro. Scroll on to read this years selected spoken word works.

Grades 9 & 10

Award of Excellence: Molly Roettger, “Verset Coquillage, Final Kiss"

Award of Merit: Annika Robertson, “The Son"

Grades 11 & 12

Award of Excellence: Joy Shadrack, "To Love a Narcissist"

Award of Merit: Cadence Pompilio, "Agony in the Palm of My Hand"

Honorable Mention: Joy Shadrack, "The Changing of Change"

"Agony in the Palm of My Hand"