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The Paterson Prize for Books for Young People

Writing Contest by The Poetry Center



This listing is scheduled for audit

We haven't reviewed these for 2024 yet, so the info may be from 2023. Please double check information on the contest’s website

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Girl with a notebook


  • Response time: -
  • Prizes: $1000x3
  • Fee: -
  • Last run: 2023
  • Reading blind: -


Type: Book

Additional info

Please read contest details carefully before submitting.

Submission calls


    Deadline: Feb 1, 2024


In each category one book will be selected, which in the opinion of our judges, is the most outstanding book for young people published in the previous year. There is a $1000 award in each of three categories: Pre-K - Grade 3; Grades 4 - 6; Grades 7 - 12.