THE 2016 HIGH SCHOOL WRITING CONTEST WINNERS HAVE BEEN DECIDED. See our Winners pages for details. The winning genre
entries and excerpts from Honorable Mention and Certificate of Merit winners will be published shortly.
If you have any questions about how to participate in the 2017 contest whether as a young author, as a judge, or as a member of the committee that runs our contest, you may contact Michele Marotta, NJCTE Writing Awards Chairperson at email@example.com.
About our Contest:
This year marks the 33rd anniversary of the New Jersey Council of Teachers of English Student Writing Contest. This contest is open to all New Jersey students grades 9 to 12, whether they attend public or private schools. Home schooled students may also submit.
New Jersey Council of Teachers of English (Contest Sponsor) -www.njcte.com
Organizations helping to support and sponsor this contest:
National Council of Teachers of English - www.ncte.org
The Dodge Foundation - The Dodge Poetry Festival - www.dodgepoetry.org
The Governor's Awards in Arts Education http://artsednj.org/governors.asp
Poets House www.poetshouse.org
Guest Poets at the NJCTE Student Writing Awards Reception:
2007 Edwin Romond 2012 Cat Doty
2008 BJ Ward 2013 BJ Ward
2009 Peter Murphy 2014 Angela Kariotis
2010 Martin Farawell 2015 Roberta Clipper
Weil 2016 Maria Mazziotti
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