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Welcome to the Alamo Heights Junior School Library: For Student Writers

Our library is a vibrant, inviting, and inclusive community space where learners come together to inquire, connect, collaborate, read, socialize, create, and belong.

Explore this page for writing contest details, calls for submission, places to get published, and helpful information for writers.

Young Pegasus Poetry Contest

What: Young Pegasus Annual Poetry Contest

Sponsor: San Antonio Public Library

Who Can Enter: Students Under the Age of 18

Deadline:  December 15, 2016

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San Antonio Book Festival Fiction Contest

What: San Antonio Book Festival Fiction Contest

Sponsor: Texas Cavaliers

Who Can Enter: 7th-12th Grade Students

Deadline: January 16, 2017

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Local and Regional Resources for Writers

Recommended Books on Writing from our Library

Library of Congress Writing Contest

What: Letters About Literature Annual Writing Contest

Sponsor: Library of Congress and Center for the Book, Texas Chapter

Who Can Enter: Students in Grades 4-12

Deadline: January 9th for Grades 4-8

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National WWII Museum Essay Contest

What: Annual Essay Contest

Sponsor: The National WWII Museum

Who Can Enter: Middle School Students, Grades 5-8

Deadline: December 2, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time

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