Middle School Writing Competition

Art courtesy of Grace Toscano, Digital Fine Arts,  2017


Attention BCPS Students in Grades 6-8!

We're looking for YOUNG WRITERS!


Submit your best works of poetry, fiction, and/or personal essay!

The deadline is Friday, January 19, 2018.

All submissions must be accompanied by the provided submission cover sheet.

Students must include a separate cover sheet for each submission.


  • Times New Roman, 12 pt. font, and double-spaced.

  • Catchy title.

  • Numbered pages.

  • Last name on every page!

  • Poetry no longer than 50 lines.

  • Personal essay and fiction no longer than 10 double-spaced pages.

  • Winners will be notified in April and invited to attend a special award ceremony hosted by the contest sponsors, the Senior Literary Arts Class of 2018.


    ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE SENT TO:                  

    Contact us at:

    (410) 887-2775



    Carver Center for Arts and Technology

    c/o Suzanne Supplee

    938 York Road

    Towson, MD 21204