This week, the 2023 winners of the Penguin Random House Creative Writing Awards will be attending a series of professional development workshops, including a roundtable with publishing professionals, a networking seminar, and fireside chat with author Namina Forna. We checked in with the recent high … [Read more...] about Meet the 2023 Penguin Random House Creative Writing Awards Winners
The Penguin Random House Creative Writing Awards are now open for submissions! U.S. public high school seniors are invited to apply in one of five categories: the Michelle Obama Award for Memoir, the Amanda Gorman Award for Poetry, the Maya Angelou Award for Spoken Word, fiction / drama, and the NYC … [Read more...] about Writing Resources for the Penguin Random House Creative Writing Awards
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rhalee Hughes Perry rhalee hughes pr + marketing 212.260.2244 |firstname.lastname@example.org We Need Diverse Books and Penguin Random House Congratulate Winners of the 29th Annual Creative Writing Awards including the Inaugural Winner of the Amanda Gorman Award for … [Read more...] about Congratulations to the 2022 Creative Writing Awards Winners!
This week, Penguin Random House and WNDB are celebrating the 2021 Creative Writing Award winners. The scholarship recipients will virtually attend a week of events, including professional development workshops and a fireside chat with author Mahogany L. Browne. Below, the five winners share a little … [Read more...] about Congratulations to the 2021 Creative Writing Awards Winners!
WNDB and Penguin Random House are excited to announce the winners of the 2021 Creative Writing Awards! Four first-place $10,000 scholarship prizes were awarded in the categories of: Fiction & Drama, Poetry, Personal Essay/Memoir, and Spoken Word under the Maya Angelou Award. In recognition of … [Read more...] about Congratulations to the 2021 Creative Writing Awards Winners
“If it’s something that means a lot to you, then it’s worth writing about.” That’s some of the advice that Penguin Random House Creative Writing Awards alumnx have for those public high school seniors applying to the scholarship program this year. “Don’t worry about coming up with something … [Read more...] about Confidence and Caring: Creative Writing Awards Alumnx Share Their Tips
By Elissa Bongornio Writing a personal essay for publication—or perhaps to apply for the Creative Writing Awards!—can require digging deep and thinking a lot about yourself. How best to tackle the topic of you in a compelling way? And just what are the differences between college application … [Read more...] about How to Write a Compelling Personal Narrative
To motivate all the young writers out there, we checked in with three YA authors: Melissa de la Cruz (author of the Blue Bloods series, The Queen's Assassin, and more), Ashley Woodfolk (author of The Beauty That Remains and When You Were Everything), and Jenny Torres Sanchez (author of We Are Not … [Read more...] about 3 YA Authors Share Their Best Writing Advice