Youth Writing Contest
It’s time for this year’s annual Kansas Book Festival Writing Contest!
Theme: “Kansas Places”
Describe a place that is unique to Kansas and explain its importance to the state of Kansas. A place could be a city, town, county, lake, river area, region (i.e., Flint Hills, northeast Kansas) or a building. Descriptions should include historical and/or present-day elements of the place.
Click here to view the theme, requirements, etc.
2016 Kansas Book Festival Writing Contest Winners:
2nd Place: Allie Utley, Iola
Click here to view the 2015 Writing Contest Book and read the winning essays for 2015! The 2016 essays and book will be released in September.
Children in grades 3-12 are eligible to enter to win CASH prizes! The contest runs from January through April 30 of each year. Entry guidelines will be posted at that time.