The Apprentice Writer

ELIGIBILITY: Grades 9 – 12
SUBMIT: Poetry, fiction, memoir, personal essay
AWARD: Publication in the The Apprentice Writer


  • Electronic submission via
  • Submit as a Word document. Each Word document should include only 1 submission.
  • Each document should include your first and last name, and email address at the beginning of the document. It should also include your name in the header/footer section of each page for multiple page works.
  • Poetry should be single-spaced, prose double-spaced, both in 12pt Times New Roman. (We may not be able to accommodate special formatting for poetry work.)
  • Documents should be titled as follows:
    • Last Name, First Initial (Genre) Submission Title
    • ex.: Doe, J (Fiction) A Yeti’s Tale
    • Do NOT include symbols such as #, $, <, *, /, : and @ in document title.

QUESTIONS:  Contact Codie Nevil Sauers at
DEADLINE: March 15, 2018

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