Orinda Junior Women’s Club’s 2023 Youth Ink Writing Contest


    Youth Ink 2023, hosted by the Orinda Junior Women’s Club, isan Orinda Middle School writing contest to support literary arts in the community. The annual creative writing contest is open to all middle school students who live in or attend school in Orinda.
    The Youth Ink 2023 prompt is Strength. Entrants do not have to adhere to the prompt and imagination and creativity are encouraged. The purpose of the contest is to give adolescents the opportunity to experience literary arts and enjoy the creative writing process.
    Cash prizes of $250 for first place, $125 for second place, $75 for third place, and gift certificates for 10 honorable mentions will be awarded. To be considered for an award, submissions must be accepted via email from Dec. 12 to March 5, 2023. Full entry details are on the Youth Ink 2023 submission forms, available through Orinda Intermediate School, several local private middle schools, the Orinda Public Library and online by Dec. 5 at www.orindajuniors.org.

Charleen Earley can be reached at editor@theorindanews.com.

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