Festival of Words Student Creative Writing Contest

WHO: All Acadiana-area students in grades 3-12 who attend public schools, private schools, charter schools,

            and homeschools

WHEN: Final Deadline for online submissions via e-mail is Friday, October 18, 2019 by 11:55 p.m.

   Festival of Words event will be held in Grand Coteau on Saturday, November 2, 2019


All entrants are invited to attend the festival; contest winners will be announced on Friday, October 25 and invited to read their original writing pieces on the Community Stage on November 2.

CONTACT:  Dr. H. Michelle Kreamer, (337) 482-5781; hmkreamer@louisiana.edu


Students in grades 3-12 from across the Acadiana-area are invited to participate in a writing contest sponsored by the National Writing Project of Acadiana and the Festival of Words. Students can enter their original writing pieces into three writing categories including poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. Writings should be submitted through a supervising teacher or school facilitator online by sending them to hmkreamer@louisiana.edu. Parent/guardian permission must be granted by filling out the student writing contest entry form. The supervising teacher or school facilitator should submit these forms electronically by the submission deadline as well. Awards will be given for first, second, and third place winners. Contest winners will also receive an anthology publication of winning entries.

Please feel free to contact Dr. H. Michelle Kreamer, Writing Competition Coordinator for Festival of Words Student Creative Writing Contest at hmkreamer@lousiana.edu or (337) 482-5781 if you have questions or concerns. HAPPY WRITING!

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