On Saturday, April 28, 2018, Dayton Book Expo will celebrate youth writers from Montgomery, Clark and Greene Counties. Students from elementary to high school will be judged and awarded for submissions based on the theme: Reading is My Superpower .
Dayton Book Expo is launching this writing contest to help students pair creative writing with critical thinking. Public, private and home-schooled students in grades 4 through 12 are eligible to enter. Cash prizes and honorable mention certificates will be awarded in the following grade categories:
- 4th and 5th
- 6th and 7th
- 8th and 9th
- 10th through 12th
Entries must be postmarked by 5:00 PM Friday, March 30, 2018. Winners will be announced and awarded at 2:30 PM on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Dayton Book Expo. The event will be held at David H. Ponitz Conference Center, Sinclair College, Great Hall – Bldg. 12, 444 West Third Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Click here to download the contest guidelines and application.