National Creative Writing Competition

2021-2022 Topics

Deadline date - December 13, 2021


Mail Entries to:



833 15th Avenue

Longmont, CO 80501


Elementary (4-6 grades)

   Poetry: Write a poem about this topic: Promises

   Short Story: Write a story about someone who tries something difficult or hard.


Junior High (7-8 grades)

      Poetry: Write a poem about this topic: Reflections

      Short Story: Write a story that begins with the words, "Shifting her glance to the side of the chair,

      she noticed a small green suitcase.".