The Howard County Literacy Association invites students in grades 1-5 to submit their original poems and/or short stories to the annual writing contest called The Young Authors' Contest. Please see the Young Authors’ Contest Guidelines for information about the rules and guidelines. All entries must have a completed YAC Cover Sheet sent as a PDF. Submissions may be emailed to email@example.com by December 11, 2023. Contact Ms. Gooding with any questions. All Young Authors’ Contest information can be found on theHCLA website. Howard County Literacy Association welcomes parents as members. Visit the HCLA Welcome Page for information about joining.