SC High School Writing Contest Asks “How can we improve the state?”
The 8th annual South Carolina High School Writing Contest is now accepting entries of fiction, poetry, drama, essays, and combinations of these genres; as well as diary entries or letters. The state’s high school juniors and seniors are invited to submit a piece of writing no more than 750 words answering this question: “How can we improve the state of South Carolina?” The Grand Prize is $1,000; and the work of the finalists will be published online. The Grand Judge is Jonathan Haupt, director of the Pat Conroy Literary Center. The deadline for submissions is September 25th. The contest is presented by the South Carolina Honors College in partnership with the South Carolina State Library, the South Carolina Academy of Authors, the South Carolina Writers Association, and the Pat Conroy Literary Center.