Thanks to all who entered the 2022 KET Young Writers Contest! The judges were overwhelmed by the quality and creativity they saw from our Kentucky writers. We received over 1,200 entries from all corners of the state. Congratulations to our winners and to ALL those who submitted work! What you have created is quite an accomplishment. You can now read the winning stories and poems as well as listen to audio versions from the authors themselves!
The 2023 contest will launch in fall 2022. Check back soon for details!
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.