Young Authors’ Contest

Young Authors' Contest

In conjunction with the State of Maryland International Reading Association Council (SoMIRAC), the Eastern Shore Reading Council is proud to announce the 2016-2017 Young Author’s Contest for elementary, middle, and high school students in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties. Student are allowed to attend public or private schools in the previously mentioned Maryland counties.

Announcements regarding the 2017-2018 Young Authors’ Contest will be sent to schools in October 2017.


Previous Eastern Shore Reading Council state winners include:

Year Name (Grade) School Genre: Title Place
2017 Alex Abu-Zaid (2) Ocean City Elementary Poetry: Shadow Beyond the Sea 1st
2017 Bella Thomson (3) North Salisbury Elementary School Poetry: Who is this Guy? 2nd
2017 Abigail Willis (4) The Salisbury School Poetry: Who am I? 2nd
2017 Rawan Osman (11) James M. Bennett High School Poetry: The You in Universe 1st
2016 Rachael Walker (10) Wicomico High School Poetry: And So We Take Shelter 1st
2016 Megan Onley (9) Pocomoke High School Short Story: Loved and Lost 2nd

Eastern Shore Reading Council — Winners at Local Level