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. Entry deadline April 30, 2012. Writing Category: Fiction
Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines (PRESLM)
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. 2012_PRESLM_Brochure Mailing entry Deadline July 2, 2012.
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.