Ends on January 11, 2019

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 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.