KNPB PBS KIDS Writers Contest is a local contest hosted by KNPB Public Broadcasting designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning. Each year, the contest involves hundreds of children in grades K-3 across northern Nevada and northeastern California. The children experience the power of stories and illustrations by to creating and submitting their own.
Winners are featured in an on-air recording of their story, the publication of their submitted work, and invited to a KNPB PBS KIDS Writers Contest event in the spring of 2016.
Sponsored locally by
With additional support from
Nell J. Redfield Foundation, Lafrance Family Foundation, Leonette Foundation, Marie Crowley Foundation,
Estelle J. Kelsey Foundation, Thelma B. & Thomas P. Hart Foundation, Abraham & Sonia Rochlin Foundation,
John Ben Snow Memorial Trust, City National Bank and Jack Van Sickle Foundation.