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Writing Opportunities
Congratulations to our 2017-2018 winners!
  • Lydia S., Gold Key for poetry, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
  • Samantha S., honorable mention for fiction, Penguin/Random House Creative Writing Awards
  • Daley P., honorable mention for poetry, Penguin/Random House Creative Writing Awards
Congratulations to our 2015-2016 winners!
  • Ali L., Gold Keys, Silver Keys, and Honorable Mentions for poetry, flash fiction, memoir, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
  • Danielle B., honorable mention for science fiction/fantasy, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
  • Nicol S.-H., honorable mention for short story, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards 
  • Emily A., honorable mention, fiction & drama, in the Penguin/Random House Creative Writing Awards
  • Samantha F., honorable mention for personal essay/memoir, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Congratulations to our 2014-2015 winners!
  • Sarah A-E., honorable mention, memoir, in the Penguin/Random House Creative Writing Awards
  • Juliet G., honorable mention, memoir, in the Penguin/Random House Creative Writing Awards
  • Anna M., honorable mention, fiction, in the Penguin/Random House Creative Writing Awards
  • Warren Z., honorable mention, fiction, in the Penguin/Random House Creative Writing Awards
  • Arianna V., first place winner in the Japan Center's Essay Contest
  • Rebecca A., two honorable mentions for poetry in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
  • Pedro D.C.V., Silver Key for flash fiction in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
  • Nicol S-H, honorable mention for short story in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
  • Tiana T., honorable mention for personal essay/memoir in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
  • Ryan W., honorable mention for personal essay/memoir in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
  • Leslie L, honorable mention for flash fiction in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
  • Anna M., two honorable mentions for short story in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Congratulations to our 2013-2014 winners!
  • Dutch D., poetry winner in the Random House Creative Writing Contest

Congratulations to our 2012-2013 winners!
  • Hana M., Poster contest runner-up for NYCDOE Wellness Competition
  • Melissa F., Scholastic Silver Key winner for short story
  • Leah T., Scholastic honorable mention for poetry
  • Pedro D.C.V., Scholastic Silver Key winner for persuasive writing
  • Leslie F., Scholastic honorable mention for architecture portfolio
  • Carmen M., Publication of poem in Poetic Power anthology

Congratulations to our 2011-2012 winners!

  • Pedro D.C.V.'s piece on Brazilian cuisine was featured on the Teen Ink website! 
  • Annabelle M. won a Scholastic Silver Key for two of her poems!
  • Monique R. (class of 2012) won an honorable mention in the Random House Creative Writing Competition for her short story, "The Fortress of Dreams."


Congratulations to our 2010-2011 winners!
  • Sally G. (class of 2011): Scholastic Writing Award Silver Key
  • Hallie S. (class of 2011): Random House Awards Honorable Mention, Live Poetry Society of New Jersey's "Just Poetry!" Contest
  • Chloe S. (class of 2010): Scholastic Writing Award Silver Key, Random House Awards Honorable Mention

Congratulations to our 2009-2010 winners!
  • Maeve K. (class of 2013): Association of Black Educators of New York Black History Essay Contest Winner