KNPB PBS KIDS Writers Contest

KNPB PBS KIDS Writers Contest

Calling All Young Writers!

The PBS KIDS Writers Contest is a local contest hosted by KNPB designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning. The contest encourages children in grades K-3 in communities across northern Nevada to celebrate the power of creating stories and illustrations by submitting their own original pieces. Just last year, hundreds of children participated in the PBS KIDS annual writing contest, building their creative voices, as well as developing critical reading and writing skills.

Entries will be accepted until March 23, 2018. Local winners are selected by KNPB in late April 2018. Winners will be featured in an on-air recording of their story, the publication of their submitted work and recognized at a KNPB PBS KIDS Writers Contest event in the spring of 2018.

Judging is currently underway for the 2018 contest!
Check back later this spring for an announcement of the winners...

For more information, contact Joy Foremaster at or 775.682.7823.

Sponsored locally by

Rotary Disctrict 5190 Reno News & Review
Reno-Tahoe International AirportAudi Reno TahoeCity National Bank

With support from

Lemelson Foundation, Nell J. Redfield Foundation, Abraham & Sonia Rochlin Foundation, Marie Crowley Foundation, Thelma B. & Thomas P. Hart Foundation, Anonymous Donor, Estelle J. Kelsey Foundation, Jack Van Sickle Foundation, The Lafrance Family Foundation, Western Nevada Supply, Washoe County Honorary Deputy Sheriff’s Association, Parent Teacher Aids, and University of Nevada, Reno - Pack Internship Grant Program.

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