Dyslexic Advantage’s 4th annual Karina Eide Young Dyslexic Writers Awards is accepting entries for 2019! We had a huge response to our 2018 incentive for DBN youth to enter, and we’re running the incentive again!
Any DBN youth that enter will receive a DBN Award of Excellence ribbon, and DBN will publish all of our youth’s entries.
Content - not spelling/grammar - is what is judged. Mistakes in spelling and grammar are acceptable, as are illustrations.
Who: Students with dyslexia age 7-17 years at the time of application
What: Creative fiction - Minimum word count 17 words. Maximum word count 700 words. Creative fiction, including Fan fiction, Short stories, and Poems are welcome. Students may also submit 1 chapter or excerpt from a larger work to keep within the word limit. Please submit in word document or pdf file. Do not submit in the Pages format or it may not be considered.
When: Written work must be submitted by Jan 21st. Winners announced March 15.
Prizes: Over $1,000 will be awarded, and winning entries will be featured in a special digital publication of Dyslexic Advantage. Plus, all DBN youth who enter will receive a DBN Award of Excellence ribbon, and their entries will be published by DBN.
Awards main page and previous year’s winners