National Creative Writing Competition

2020-2021 Topics

Deadline date December 11, 2020


Mail Entries to:



833 15th Avenue

Longmont, CO 80501


Elementary (4-6 grades)

   Poetry: Write a poem about something that is your favorite (examples: your favorite pet, food, holiday,


   Short Story: Write a story about someone who is forgetful.


Junior High (7-8 grades)

      Poetry: Write a poem about something you use everyday (examples: toothbrush, spoon, cell phone,


      Short Story: Write a story that involves changed plans.