The 2024 KET Young Writers Contest will launch on January 1 and run through March 31. If your writers would like to get started ahead of time, the contest categories, rules and rubrics are available below. Need some inspiration? You can read the 2023 winning entries online now!
Illustrated Stories | PreK-12
Written work with associated visual illustrations, created through any choice of mediums.
Poetry | K-12
Written work made of carefully chosen words to create images or explore an idea
Learn more about the Young Writers Contest judging process.
Enjoy a selection of past Young Writers Contest winners.
Review the rights associated with the Young Writers Contest.
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