2022 Young Authors Writing Competition
The Young Authors Writing Contest is an annual event hosted by Give 4 Kidz, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. It is designed as a celebration to honor exceptional writing by young authors ages 9- 18.
All submissions will be published on the Give 4 Kidz website. Winners of the contest will have their short stories published in a newspaper! Winners will also receive a $50 Amazon Gift Card and $25 of in-store credit at DBZ Discounts Bookstore.
Additional live event details
~ Every child that participates will be invited to read their story aloud.
~ All young authors will be invited to sit at a signing table to autograph their stories.
~ Fun activities and giveaways.
~ Accomodations for live stream attendees and participants will be made available.
Age Group categories:
~ 9 to 11
~ 12 to 14
~ 15 to 18
One winner from each category will be chosen.
What do I do next?
1. Fill out registration form
2. Read contest rules
3. Write an original short story (150 to 1500 words).
4. Submit story by April 20th, 12am-midnight PST via email to [email protected]
5. Follow us on social media for updates and announcements (links at bottom of page)
6. Attend the competition event on April 30th, 12pm - 2pm
~ In person location: DBZ Discounts Bookstore, 317 W. 6th St., Corona, CA 92882
~ To attend virtually, register by clicking button below.
Dates to Remember:
~ April 20th: Last day to submit entries
~ April 30th: Contest Event