GFWC Member Writing Contests

Objective: Encourage members and youth to develop creative writing skills and to recognize their achievements.

Do you enjoy writing? Have you ever thought you would like to try your hand at expressing yourself through the written word? The GFWC Writing Contest seeks to provide an avenue for GFWC members to express themselves through the writing of short stories and poems. There are, also, contest categories for youth short story and youth poetry. Click on the link below to find detail for the Writing Contest.

2014 Contest Winning Entries (pdfs)

First Place Member Poetry

First Place Member Short Story

First Place Student Poetry Category 1

First Place Student Poetry Category 2

First Place Student Poetry Category 3

First Place Student Poetry Category 4

First Place Student Short Story Category 2

First Place Student Short Story Category 4

Click on the link below to access more information about the writing contest. 

More Information:  Details for 2014 - 2016 GFWC Manual Awards, Contests and Grants (pdf)

Leslie Prothero is the 2014-16 Writing Chairman. Her address is in the GFWC MO state yearbook 

Important Note:  GFWC now requires a signed waiver for contest entries.  You can print the print the waiver from this link:   Updated 2014 - 2016 GFWC Creative Arts Contest Waiver (pdf)

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