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Letters About Literature
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.