35th Annual Statewide Creative Writing Contest

Over $800 in Cash Prizes!

The University of Alaska Anchorage and the Alaska Dispatch News will partner with the Alaska Center for the Book to once again present Alaska writers the opportunity to compete in this annual event. Winning entries will be awarded cash prizes, announced in Alaska Dispatch News, and selected entries will be published in We Alaskans magazine and posted on LitSite Alaska (LitSite.org).

Sorry, contest now closed.

The entry period for the UAA/Alaska Dispatch News 35th Annual Statewide Creative Writing Contest is now closed. Winners and awards will be announced in mid-May.

Story

Elementary Grades K-2 ..... $25

Fiction

Elementary Grades 3-6 ..... $25
Grades 7-9 ................ $50
Grades 10-12 .............. $50
Open to the Public ........ $50

Non-Fiction

Elementary Grades 3-6 ..... $25
Grades 7-9 ................ $50
Grades 10-12 .............. $50
Open to the Public ........ $50

Poetry

Elementary Grades K-2 ..... $25
Elementary Grades 3-6 ..... $25
Grades 7-9 ................ $50
Grades 10-12 .............. $50
Open to the Public ........ $50

GRAND PRIZE $200

EDITOR’S CHOICE $100