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14th Annual High School Seniors
           English Essay Contest

The purpose of the high school seniors English essay contest is to promote effective writing by, about, and/or for queer youth. The theme of the 2018–19 competition is pink ink ("We write not only about different things; we also write differently"—Brecht).

The following approaches are suggestions only (be creative and have fun with your topic).

  1. We're Here and We're Queer: Interviews with Queer Teenagers and Their Friends
  2. Living Healthy Lives as Queer Teenagers
  3. Queer Youth around the World
  4. Getting Smart: Education Issues of Queer Teenagers

Application Deadline: February 14, 2019

Complete instructions are found on the essay Submission Form. Click the link to download the form to your computer and get started with your contest entry.