tue30janAll DayCompletedThe Rising Voices AwardsA writing contest for youth creativesCategoryMultiple categoriesInternationalEntry FeeFree Max word countVaries (check organizer's website for details) Top Prize$200 and publication

The Rising Voices Awards

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The Rising Voices Awards are a collaboration between seven youth literary magazines – The Stirling Review, The Incandescent Review, SeaGlass Literary, The Globe Review, The Trailblazer Review, HaluHalo Journal, and Outlander Zine.

As the first event ever of its kind where an established team of youth arts organizations join hands with renowned guest authors to create something amazing, they are proud to present to you the first ever Rising Voices Awards.

You must be 13-18 years old to submit.

  • Poetry: 3-100 lines per piece (up to 5 poems)
  • Critical Writing: 300-2,000 words per piece (up to 3 pieces)
  • Fiction: 300-2,000 words per piece (up to 3 pieces)

We are keen to encourage quality submissions, so suggest writers to check their stories before submitting using Prowritingaid. They have free and paid versions and are the best writing software we know to help improve grammar, readability and check for repetition, ‘sticky’ sentences and suggest alternatives.

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