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PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest for K-3: Deadline April 27

Posted on 17 Apr 2012

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Building on the success of the 15-year Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Contest, the PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest was launched last year in an effort to continue to encourage young children in Grades K-3 across the country to illustrate and write their own stories.

Submit your stories by mail to AETN now until Friday, April 27.   Arkansas winners will be finalized by May and sent to PBS KIDS GO! to be entered in the national contest.  National winners will be announced this summer.

In 2010, the Contest received more than 25,000 children’s stories submitted nationally.

Send your entry by Friday, April 27 to:
AETN – Writer’s Contest
350 S. Donaghey St.
Conway, AR 72034

Click here to download Contest Entry Form.

For contest guidelines and more information visit the Contest website or email marketing@aetn.org.

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  • I'm looking for more information on the young writer's contest for my two daughters. Can you post the address to send entries and also the rules that apply? Thanks! - Chass
  • PBS should be putting all their information on line next week. We apologize for the lateness. Please check back soon! - AETN
  • I am having trouble logging onto the website for more info on the book writing contest. Please post info on the entry address. Thanks! - Vern
  • We are still waiting for PBS to officially release information on this year's contest. PBS most likely has temporarily disabled user accounts until the 2012 contest begins. We will update this blog post as soon as we know something. Thanks so much! - AETN
  • Still waiting for address to send my child's book. - Vern
  • Hooray! PBS has launched the 2012 PBS KidsGo! Writers Contest. Here is a link to where you can learn more about it. http://pbskids.org/writerscontest/contest.php - AETN
  • You have more than a month to get those entries in - we can't wait to see all the wonderful stories and illustrations by April 27! Please mail yours to AETN, 350 S.Donaghey St., Conway, AR 72034. - AETN

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