Scribere Writing Competition 2018

The second Scribere Summer Writing Competition is here! If you would like to enter, the guidelines and rules are listed below: 

  • You are aged between 11-18 at the time of submission.

  • You have adhered to our word count:

    • Fiction: 500 words MINIMUM

    • Non-fiction: 500 words MINIMUM

    • Poetry: 20 words MINIMUM per poem (haikus are welcome too!)

  • Your content is appropriate for youth readers aged between 11-18.

  • Your entry is original and your own.

  • Your entry is your best stuff, polished till it's pristine!

  • Your entry has not been submitted elsewhere. 

  • By entering this competition, your entry will be considered for submission in the September issue, and as such, you are giving Scribere permission to publish your work online and do minimal editing.

Prizes include​ Scribere T-shirts, pens, and pads, all LIMITED EDITION.

Deadline for submission is September 22nd, 2018


All set? What are you waiting for?

Send your entry as a Word attachment OR a shareable link OR as text in the body of your email to

Please include the following information with your entry:

                        1. Title of the Entry

                        2. Your Name

                        3. Your Current Grade

                        4. Whether You Have Ever Submitted to a Online Literary Journal Before

No PDFs, please!


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