Launching the Mark Twain Literary Awards for Children & Teens 2020, 1st Edition, on this very special day of our school’s name patron Mark Twain, 185 years! Happy Name Day, Mark Twainians, and may you always have your spirit, humour and words by your side, and be inspired by one of the great writers of the world, the Father of American Literature.
Award Timeline: 30 November – 21 December
Sections: Prose in English & Prose in Romanian
Types of prose: short stories, essays, picture books
Levels: Preschool, Primary, Secondary, High School
Objective: ‘To encourage students to write creatively in order to produce original literary works of value and interest for their peers, encouraging them to read and enriching their personal lives.’
Award requirements and details to be transmitted by the English Dept.
Good luck, all!
Art credit: Julius Garibaldi Melchers (1860-1932), American artist and leading proponent of naturalism