Young Writers

The California Writers Club, Mt. Diablo Branch presents its

Young Writers Contest

for 6th, 7th and 8th graders in Contra Costa County

Honoring a new generation of California writers

Your tax-deductible charitable donations to our 501(c)3 will help our contest participants. Donate Button

Submissions for our 2015 contest will be accepted from January 1, 2015 through April 1, 2015 at this URL:

Flyer: youngwriterscontest2015_Apr1

Application and Guidelines:  Guidelines 2015Apr1 (PDF format).  Note the deadline:  April 1, 2015.

Bonus:  Poetry Prompts for teachers use in class to help students with writing projects (click “Poetry Prompts“)

We also note that our branch is not the only one that offers young writers a contest.  The Berkeley branch is sponsoring its 29th ANNUAL FIFTH GRADE STORY CONTEST for those fifth grade students in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.  The deadline is March 30 and the details are on the flyer.  Click and download the flyer here:  5thgradestorycontestflyer2015

Good luck, everyone.  Happy writing.