(DURHAM, March 16, 2020) – Due to school closures, the deadline for the NHPBS Kids Writers Contest has been extended to April 30, 2020.
Poetry, prose, or non-fiction – any kind of illustrated story can be entered in the NHPBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST!
This popular contest for children, sponsored by New Hampshire PBS, invites children in grades K – 5 to explore the power of creativity by writing and illustrating original stories.
Contest guidelines and writing resources are available at nhptv.org/kidswrite; the deadline to submit stories is April 30, 2020.
A panel of local judges will select first, second and third place winners. All the stories submitted will be posted on the NHPBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST website.
The NHPBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST is part of the New Hampshire PBS commitment to promoting literacy and a love of reading, writing, and creative expression in children.
Nearly 20,000 students have participated in the NHPBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST since 1994, and 10 local children have been recognized for their work with national awards. The contest is supported by Heinemann Publishing, the New Hampshire Lottery, and Parenting New Hampshire.
About New Hampshire PBS: New Hampshire PBS inspires one million Granite Staters each month with engaging and trusted local and national programs and services on-air, online, via mobile, in classrooms and in communities. Beyond its award-winning television programs, New Hampshire PBS is a leader in education and community engagement. www.nhpbs.org