Letters About Literature and River of Words Are Also Open for Submisisons!River of Words is a poetry and art competition for students on the theme of watersheds and the environment designed to help youth explore the natural and cultural history of the place they live, and to express what they discover in poetry and visual art. Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book implements River of Words statewide judging and coordinates the Student Literary Awards in the spring. The deadline is . Click here to find out more about the contest and access the entry form.
Letters About Literature invites students in grades 4-12 to write a letter to an author whose work has been particularly meaningful to them, explaining how their ways of thinking about the world or themselves have changed as a result of reading the author's work. This student competition is implemented in affiliation with The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. For entry forms and information, please visit our website here.