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8th Annual Creative Writing Competition
deadline Wednesday,
Dec 9, 2015, midnight.

Open to passionate writers in grades
4th —12th.

Open to CISD students and students outside CISD
CGA membership required only if student does not attend CISD schools.

Deadline: December 9, 2015.

 

ENTRIES FOR THE 2015-16 COMPETITION WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED. PLEASE BE PATIENT WHILE OUR AMAZING JUDGES REVIEW THE ENTRIES. RESULTS WILL BE POSTED IN EARLY FEBRUARY 2016.

click here for: Rules and FAQs
(includes link for Online Entry Form)

Click HERE to results from the 2015-16 Competition.

Each entry will be judged based on its artistic expression; however, technical merit will also be a factor. Finalists (evaluated by student grade and category) will be announced early February, 2016. The winning entries will be published in a book that will be available in the spring. Students need not be identified gifted to participate.

Categories:  

  • POEM
  • STORY

Esteemed judges:

  • Donna Albritton
  • Matt Bowden
  • Ann Carlsson
  • Heather Cato
  • Daniela Emmerich
  • Kimberley Fleischer
  • Lynette Fortson
  • Eileen Fox
  • Rebecca Garrett
  • Billie Hara
  • Tess Haranda
  • Alex Holmes
  • Brad Hunt
  • Jennifer Judd
  • Teri Keith
  • Traci Kernion
  • Kolby Kerr
  • Ayesha Khan
  • Sabrina Khan
  • Devon Kirk
  • Cassandra Knight
  • Jennifer Martin
  • Jennifer Miller
  • Taylor Miles
  • Mel Mollick
  • Diane Moore
  • Marly Natherson
  • Vijaya Pusuluri
  • Laura Sanders
  • Kimberley Schrader
  • Carol Smith
  • Kim Smith
  • Liz Tanner
  • Lisa Timmerman
  • Victoria Tong
  • Penny Tramel
  • Sarah Wise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This page was updated on December 17, 2015.


Professionally-bound books (books available to borrow at the CGA Lending Library)

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Interested in what happened in previous competitions?

2014-15 CGA Creative Writing Competition

2013-14 CGA Creative Writing Competition

2012-13 CGA Creative Writing Competition.

2011-2012 CGA Creative Writing Competition

2010-2011 CGA Creative Writing Competition

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2009-2010 Creative Writing Competition

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