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Prairie Public PBS Kids Writers Contest

Hey kids! It's time to get out your markers and crayons and submit your original story!


Children in our region from kindergarten through 3rd grade are invited to write and illustrate their own stories to submit in Prairie Public's PBS Kids Writers Contest. Every entrant is a winner and will receive a Certificate of Achievement and personalized, positive feedback. Top stories win prizes, and will be featured on the radio and the Prairie Public website.

The deadline for entries is March 22, 2019!

See the rules here.
Download an entry form here.
Look here for writing tips and resources.

Questions? Contact Christine at 701-239-7527 or

Winner: Kindergarten
"Alisa the Unicorn"
by Kennedy R.
Winner: Grade 2
"The Adventures of Circle and Square"
by Caleb Z.
Winner: Grade 3
"The Adventures of Chicken"
by Jacob D.