The 2019 Leapfrog Fiction Contest long list of winners can be found here. Past Winners: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 C lick on the links above to read about our past winners.. Thank you to everyone who submitted a manuscript. Welcome to YARWA! Here we celebrate all things YA— readers, writers, authors, books, and conventions. We share information, hold online classes, and support each other on the road to publication and beyond. Networking opportunities and a strong, active membership make YARWA a powerful force in the young adult writing community.
Another great place to find contests here at Writing.Com is to browse the Contest genre, available from the navigation under "Items By Genre". If you have a question about this page or need to have an incorrect listing removed, please visit "Plug Page Help" Note: This page lists only writing. The 2011 Young Adult Novel Discovery Contest will begin accepting entries in October 2011. Get a jump on the next competition by enrolling in a Children's Book Writing Workshop or by developing the skills revealed in Writing Great Books for Young Adults by Regina Brooks.
NaNoWriMo is an annual (November) novel writing project that brings together professional and amateur writers from all over the world. The Top Five Entrants (including the Grand Prize Winner and the Second Place Finalist) will receive a 15-minute, one-on-one pitch session with Regina Brooks, one of New York's premier literary agents for young adult books. They will also receive commentary on their submissions from editors at some of the top publishing houses.