Writing Contest

Open from November 15, 2022 to May 1, 2023.

Prompt: Write a Cross-centered adventure for Tre’e, the child who is a tree.

Open to all ages.

Winners in each age category will receive a $150 cash prize and consideration for publication. Runners-up in each category will receive a $50 cash prize and consideration for publication.

Age Categories:

Elementary school age: 500 to 2,000 word picture book

Tweens and Teens: 15,000 to 30,000 word middle-grade chapter book

Teens 15+ and Adults: 50,000 to 80,000 word YA or adult novel

Email entries to editor@parkendbooks.com with, “Writing Contest” and your name in the subject line.

Entry fee: $10 payable to PayPal.me/parkendbooks or Venmo @parkendbooks

Fee waivers avaiable for cases of financial hardship.

WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON JUNE 15, 2023 AND WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR PUBLICATION