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Random House Inc. Creative Writing Competition

Sponsored by: Penguin Random House Creative Writing Awards

Applicants must be seniors in a New York City Public High School who are 21 years old or younger and must not have family members employed by Bertelsmann or its subsidiaries. Students must submit a literary composition. Possible formats include poetry/spoken word, fiction/drama or personal essay/memoir. College essays, book reports, myths and legends will not be accepted. Foreign language submissions are not allowed, and all work must not have been previously published or awarded.


Application Deadline February 15
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $10,000


Average 47

Contact Information

Penguin Random House Creative Writing Awards
Penguin Random House Creative Writing Awards
c/o Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way
P.O. Box 297
St. Peter, MN 56082 United States

Phone: (212) 782-9348
Fax: 212-940-7590

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