The Tupelo Press Teen Writing Center is honored to sponsor the High School Writing Contest for 2017 The Virginia Festival of the Book. 2017 Submissions are open December 1st through February 15th, midnight. The 20167contest will be judged by , creative writing faculty at the University of Virginia. All teens who submitted work are eligible to be published in the Crossroads IV teen anthology, debuting at the Virginia Festival of the Book.

In addition, we host a high school photography contest partneredwith the Charlottesville Camera Club, submissions for which are eligible to be published in our anthology, on our website, and in a show at Splendora, details to be announced!

The anthology cover is hand letterpressed by students at the Virginia Art of the Book Center, and a limited number of books will be printed. All students who submit will receive a copy, contest details are linked below. Further copies can be preordered. Buy a book, support the Tupelo Press Teen Writing Center, and see what the next generation of writers has to say!


Other Organizations Sponsoring Area Teen Writing Contests