Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. Prior to submitting your entry, please read the official rules and full instructions on read.gov/letters.

Find your state below and click "submit" to begin submitting your entry. Submission forms will be available starting on November 1, 2018.

Letters About Literature
Alabama
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Alabama state competition. Visit alabamacenterforthebook.lib.ua.edu for state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Alaska
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Arizona
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Arizona state competition. Visit azcenterforthebook.org for state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Arkansas
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Arkansas state competition. Visit www.library.arkansas.gov for state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
California
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Colorado
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Colorado state competition. At this time, Colorado does not offer prizes to state-level winners. State-level winners are still eligible for prizes at the national level.

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Connecticut
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Connecticut state competition. All Connecticut students chosen as state contest winners receive a monetary prize and state recognition. Student submissions will then go on to be considered for prizes at the national level. Visit https://education.uconn.edu/letters-about-literature-contest/ for more state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Delaware
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Delaware state competition. At this time, Delaware does not offer prizes to state-level winners. State-level winners are still eligible for prizes at the national level. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
District of Columbia
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the District of Columbia state competition. Please visit the https://www.dclibrary.org/node/62032 for additional information pertaining to the program in Washington, D.C. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Florida
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Florida state competition. Florida recognizes and awards prizes to winning participants.

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Georgia
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Georgia state competition. The Georgia Center for the Book recognizes and awards prizes to winning Georgia participants in all three levels of competition. Prizes are awarded to the First, Second, and Third-place winners in each level. Prizes are awarded at a ceremony each Spring. First place winners are forwarded to the National Competition. Visit georgiacenterforthebook.org for more state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Hawaii
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Hawaii state competition. An award ceremony for state winners of the Letters About Literature contest is held annually at the Hawaii State Library.

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Idaho
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Idaho state competition. At this time, Idaho does not offer prizes to state-level winners. State-level winners are still eligible for prizes at the national level.

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.




Letters About Literature
Illinois
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Indiana
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Indiana state competition. Visit the Indiana Letters About Literature contest at https://www.in.gov/library/lal.htm for information about state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Iowa
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Kansas
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Kansas state competition. At this time, Kansas does not offer prizes to state-level winners. State-level winners are still eligible for prizes at the national level. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Kentucky
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Kentucky state competition. At this time, Kentucky does not offer prizes to state-level winners. State-level winners are still eligible for prizes at the national level. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Louisiana
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Louisiana state competition. State winners at each of the three levels receive a cash award. All these plus any honorable mentions receive a Certificate of Appreciation issued by the State Librarian of Louisiana and the Lieutenant Governor, presented in a ceremony at the Louisiana Book Festival, at which first place winners are invited to read their letters. All winners and finalists are recognized on the state library website and in the media release, and winning letters are posted on the website once permission is obtained from the student and parent/guardian. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Maine
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Maine state competition. First-place state winners receive a cash award, and second-place state winners receive a gift certificate to Powell’s Online Bookstore. All state winners and semi-finalists receive a certificate. Visit mainehumanities.org for more state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Maryland
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Maryland state competition. Maryland’s state finalists and winners will be honored at an awards ceremony in the spring. State runners up receive a cash award. State winners receive a cash award and advance to the national level of judging. Visit mdhumanities.org for state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Massachusetts
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Massachusetts state competition. The state “Top Honors” writer in each of the three competition levels receives a cash award. She/he and 9 other Honors writers in each competition level receive invitations to a State House awards event, where they receive certificates of recognition, books or gift cards, and other items (e.g., tote bags, pens, etc.). Visit massbook.org for more state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Michigan
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Michigan state competition.

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Minnesota
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Minnesota state competition. Visit The Friends (thefriends.org/letters) for state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Mississippi
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Missouri
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Missouri state competition. Missouri recognizes the top three students in each competition level. First, second and third place receive cash prizes. The Missouri Center for the Book hosts an awards ceremony in the summer for state award winners. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Montana

Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Nebraska
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Nebraska state competition. State winners and alternates in each competition level receive a cash prize. The prizes are presented during a recognition day in Lincoln, which includes a luncheon and a photograph with the Governor at the Capitol. The winners also sign copies of their letters at the Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors at Bennett Martin Public Library, where they are placed in the Nebraska author archives. Visit centerforthebook.nebraska.gov for more state recognition and contest details. 

 Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Nevada
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Nevada state competition. Visit nevadahumanities.org for state recognition and contest details.

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
New Hampshire

Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the New Hampshire state competition. New Hampshire awards a cash prize to one winner at each competition level and recognizes all state semi-finalists with certificates. Additional details on the New Hampshire state contest, including winning letters from past years, are available at http://lal.nhbookcenter.org.

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
New Jersey
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the New Jersey state competition. The New Jersey Center for the Book celebrates the winners and distinguished honors recipients at a gathering in late spring each year. Visit http://www.njcenterforthebook.org for more state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
New Mexico
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the New Mexico state competition. There will be cash prizes for the state winners at each level and an awards ceremony at the state capitol. Please visit http://www.nmstatelibrary.org/letters-about-literature for more state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
New York
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the New York state competition. The state winner in each competition level will receive a cash prize and a framed certificate to be presented at the New York State Writers Hall of Fame Induction at the Princeton Club on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. They will be invited guests at the dinner that evening and will be honored along with the Hall of Fame Inductees. State Honorable Mentions in each competition level will receive a cash prize mailed to them with a certificate by the end of June 2019.

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
North Carolina
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the North Carolina state competition. Visit www.nchumanities.org for North Carolina state-level recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
North Dakota
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest.  

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the North Dakota state competition. Contact ssandwick@nd.gov for any state contest questions. You can also call 1 (800) 472-2104 or (701) 328-3252.

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Ohio
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Ohio state competition. Visit the Ohio Center for the Book for state recognition and contest details 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Oklahoma
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Oklahoma state competition.

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Oregon
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Oregon state competition. At this time, Oregon does not offer prizes to state-level winners. State-level winners are still eligible for prizes at the national level. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Pennsylvania

Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Pennsylvania state competition. Visit the Letters About Literature page on the Pennsylvania Center for the Book website for state recognition and contest details.

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Puerto Rico
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the  Puerto Rico state competition. At this time, Puerto Rico does not offer prizes to state-level winners. State-level winners are still eligible for prizes at the national level. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Rhode Island
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Rhode Island state competition. Visit ribook.org for state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
South Carolina
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the South Carolina state competition. State winners are invited to the South Carolina State Library to participate in an awards ceremony where they read their letter and receive a plaque in recognition of their achievement. Visit http://readsc.org/letters-about-literature for more state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
South Dakota
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the South Dakota state competition. At this time, South Dakota does not offer prizes to state-level winners. State-level winners are still eligible for prizes at the national level. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Tennessee
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Tennessee state competition. Please visit humanitiestennessee.org for state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Texas
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Texas state competition. Texas state winners receive a cash stipend, online recognition with a press release and travel assistance to the Texas Library Association Conference for a special recognition ceremony. Visit www.tsl.texas.gov/lettersaboutliterature for state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
U.S. Virgin Islands
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the U.S. Virgin Islands state competition. At this time, the U.S. Virgin Islands do not offer prizes to state-level winners. State-level winners are still eligible for prizes at the national level. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Utah
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Vermont
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Vermont state competition. Visit http://libraries.vermont.gov/vtlal for state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Virginia
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Washington
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
West Virginia
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the West Virginia state competition. Visit the West Virginia Center for the Book Letters About Literature page for state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Wisconsin
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

  • See read.gov/letters for full contest details. Before you submit your entry, please read the official rules
  • Students: Visit read.gov/letters/students.html for instructions and video guides.
  • Teachers: Please see read.gov/letters/teachers.html for instructions on submitting multiple entries on behalf of your students. When completing the address part of this form, please remember to use your school address and to enter the school name in "Address Line 1."
  • By completing this form, you are entering the Wisconsin state competition. Wisconsin winners in each competition level will receive a cash award, a framed certificate, books and other reading paraphernalia. Visit https://uwm.edu/informationstudies/wisconsin-center-for-the-book/ for state recognition and contest details. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.



Letters About Literature
Wyoming
Please use this form to submit your entry for the 2018-19 Letters About Literature writing contest. 

Letters About Literature is an annual writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Support for this program is made possible by a generous grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.