Wordsmith Competition

Our annual Johnston Heights Wordsmith (creative writing) Competition is back! Submit your best creative work to compete for recognition and prizes!

There are two categories at each grade level: poetry (includes spoken word/rap) and prose (short stories and plays).


  • You can submit one entry per category
  • Entries must be typed in Times New Roman size 12 font.
  • Max. word count for grade 8s and 9s: 500 words.
  • Max. word count for grades 10-12: 1000 words.
  • Entries will be judged blindly, so please do not put your name directly on your work. See your English teacher (or any English teacher) for a cover page.

The deadline is April 12th, 2019. Good luck!


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