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National Teen Writing Contest


The New York Public Library is holding a national writing contest for teens about the importance of the freedom to read!

Deadline: Friday, December 22, 2023 | 11:59 PM ET

Why is the freedom to read important to you? At a time of rising book bans and censorship, The New York Public Library invites teens across the United States to enter our national writing contest exploring this essential right. One grand prize winner will be awarded $500 and 20 additional winners will receive $250 each—plus, we will publish all winning entries in a special edition of NYPL’s Teen Voices magazine. Enter now!

To enter and to see more information visit here.