NCTE/Norman Mailer Writing Award
The Norman Mailer Writers Colony and the National Council of Teachers of English jointly sponsor the 2012 Norman Mailer High School and College Writing Awards. Writing Category: Fiction
Promising Young Writers (for 8th grade students). 2012 PYW Brochure - No entry fee and submissions are accepted online. Electronic entry form. Student writings are uploaded as one document. (PDF of 2012 entry form) Entry deadline Feb. 15, 2012. This school-based writing program stimulates and recognizes student's writing talents and emphasizes the importance of writing skills among eighth-grade students.
Achievement Awards in Writing (for 11th grade students). 2012 AA Brochure. Submissions are accepted online and themed writing replaces the impromptu timed writing. Theme topic and instructions are included in the brochure. Electronic entry form. (PDF of 2012 entry form) Entry deadline Feb. 15, 2012. Student writings are uploaded as one document. This school-based writing program encourages high school students in their writing and recognizes publicly some of the best student writers in the nation.
Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines (PRESLM) Results for 2011 mailed January 13, 2012
This program for middle schools, junior high, and high schools recognizes students, teachers, and schools for producing excellent literary magazines and encourages all schools to develop literary magazines, seeking excellence in writing and school-wide participation in production. Faculty advisors and principals will receive notice of ranked magazines by mail in January. Judging results are posted on the NCTE website at http://www.ncte.org/awards/student/preslm. 2012 brochure available in March. Mailing entry Deadline July 2, 2012.