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Storyworks is packed with contests to get your students excited about writing. And they can win awesome prizes! Below, find information about our current contests, including entry forms and deadlines.

Current Contests

Contests in the September 2017 Issue

November 1, 2017

Flood Contest

Students write a letter explaining why the Episcopal community feels fortunate despite their losses.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: I Survived Hurricane Katrina by Lauren Tarshis

Fiction: Freddie Contest

Students write a journal entry as Freddie, explaining what they’ve learned about accepting changes and how they learned it.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Play: Sylvia Contest

Students describe the challenges the Mendez family faced as they fought to send Sylvia to a good school and explain why this fight was important.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Sylvia & Aki by Winifred Conkling

Infographic: Umbrella Contest

Students write a letter to an inventor explaining the flaws they'd like to fix in the umbrella.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Five winners will each receive a Storyworks prize.

Word Power: Komodo Contest

Students find two adjectives that mean deadly, one noun that means poison, and one idiom that means to scare you, then write a paragraph using at least three of them. 

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Five winners will each receive a Storyworks prize.

Contest Winners

A list of all winners from the current school year.

Word Nerd Contest

Students send us their Word Nerd exclamations for a chance to become a Storyworks Real-Life Word Nerd in a future Issue.

Wild Word Contest

Can your students find a word that has three meanings? Have them send their suggestions to our contest.

How to enter

All contest entries can be e-mailed to:

Please attach entries as Word documents or PDFs, put the contest name in the subject line, and include the e-mail address of the entrant’s parent or legal guardian.

You can also mail entries to:

“Contest Name” c/o Storyworks
P.O. Box 712
New York, NY 10013-0712

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