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Writing Extravaganza Contests

Enter the #YBG in your life in the Express Yourself 2016 Writing Extravaganza for girls for a chance to become a published author.

Express Yourself 2016 Writing Extravaganza for YBGs

The Express Yourself 2016 Writing Extravaganza, will feature 12 monthly writing contests for young black girls and teens throughout the year. It will also include a writing mentorship program to help empower each contestant to become a prolific writer and published author.

The Empowering Black Girls 2016 Writing Extravaganza is for young black girls (YBGs) between the ages of 8-17 (grades 3-12). Are you (or someone you know) a young black girl with a knack for writing? Then, show off those writing skills and Express Yourself in this 12-month series of writing contests for YBGs.

Winning submissions will receive various prizes, such as cash, scholarships, personalized writing materials, software, digital gadgets, tablets, etc… Some will even be published on our website, blog, other sites, social media networks, other places online and in eBook and book compilations. But, in order to make that happen, we need investors.

How to Enter the Express Yourself 2016 Writing Extravaganza

Enter the #YBG in your life in the Express Yourself 2016 Writing Extravaganza for girls for a chance to become a published author.

Enter the #YBG in your life in the Express Yourself 2016 Writing Extravaganza for girls for a chance to become a published author.

Follow these steps to submit your Express Yourself 2016 Writing Extravaganza entry to Empowering Black Girls:

  1. Read through the About the Contest page to make sure you’re really interested.
  2. Check out our Contest Rules page so you’re entry won’t be denied. Print it out if you need to in order to enter the contest right the first time.
  3. See our Contest Prizes & Judging page to see what’s in-store for participants, winners and judges.
  4. Need some inspiration? Take a look at some of the past entries for the PBS Kids Writers Contest!
  5. Complete the Contest Entry Form and follow the steps in the confirmation email to get started on your short story, article, biography or essay. You can even enter multiple categories, with different pieces, of course.

Enter the 2016 Writing Contests for Girls

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