Bethesda Literary Festival seeks youth entries -- Gazette.Net


Young writers are invited to apply for this year’s Bethesda Literary Festival’s Youth Writing Contest. Students may enter essays of 100 to 500 words about the person they admire most.

Up to 15 winners will be selected, according to a news release from the Bethesda Urban Partnership, which is sponsoring the contest along with Washington Parent. Winning essays will be featured in Washington Parent magazine and on the partnership’s website. The winning students also will receive prizes and be honored at the Bethesda Literary Festival in April.

Entries are due 5 p.m. Feb. 28. Students in kindergarten through eighth grade who live or attend school in Montgomery County may enter. For more information, visit or call 301-215-6660.