Contests and Workshops
Signet Classics Essay Contest
Signet Classics is hosting their 22nd Annual Student Scholarship Essay Contest, in which five high school juniors or seniors can each win a $1,000 scholarship award to be used toward their higher education plus a Signet Classics library for their school. Essays must be submitted by a high school English teacher on behalf of students who write an essay on one of five topics for this year’s competition book, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriett Jacobs. Essay topics are posted on penguin.com/scessay. Deadline for submission is April 14, 2018.
Penn State Behrend Poetry Contest
Penn State Behrend's School of Humanities and Social Sciences, in conjunction with Barnes and Noble University Bookstores, are sponsoring this year's High School Poetry Contest for their literary journal, Lake Effect. Cash prizes are available for winners. Submissions are due no later than November 15, 2017. For more information and submission guidelines, please visit behrend.psu.edu/poetrycontest.