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We’re excited to announce our top ten finalists in each of the categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry. We saw amazing quality in so many of the submissions this year, and are blown away by all the talent. Congratulations...
Thanks to everyone who submitted their work to Columbia College Chicago’s Young Authors Writing Competition! 

 

 We are busy reading all 1,800 of the submissions we received. Ten finalists will be named in each of the three categories: Fiction,...
Thank you to everyone who entered the 2017 Young Authors Competition! The submissions period has now ended. Please check back for more information about the finalists and the Young Authors Writing Competition Awards Ceremony, to be held on our campus on Saturday,...
We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 2016 Young Authors Competition. Selected from over 1100 submissions, the winners impressed our judges with their unique voices, raw talent, and refined use of language. Congratulations, everyone! Check back soon to...
Thanks to everyone who has submitted to the Young Authors competition this year. We’re having a great time reading the many submissions and encountering so many talented young writers! We’ll be in touch with you all in the spring...
POETRY 1st. Ariana Zhao — Untitled 2nd. Sophya Giudici-Juarez – “The Land of the Forgotten” 3rd. Cypress Oliphant – “Lizard”   FICTION 1st: Oriana Tang – “Lara” 2nd: Andriane Tharp “The Valiant Hibernation of Cameron Milksop” 3rd: Jordyn McMillin “Dolly”   NONFICTION...
Hello Everyone! We are SO close to announcing our winners for this year’s YOUNG AUTHORS contest! The final judges are making their choices now and we should have the results shortly! Thank you to everyone for submitting! Best, The...