Young Writer & Artist Competition

Young Writer Competition

2021 YWC

Theme: Family

Entry Rules

Young Artist Competition

2021 YAC 

Illustrate a scene from your favorite book

Entry Rules

YWAC Awards

2020 YWAC Awards

October 4, 2020

Past YWAC Awards

2020 YWAC Awards


View the 2020 YWAC Award virtual ceremony

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners' entries are published in an 

Anthology available to download here.

All 2020 YWAC entries will be on display from October 5 - 31 at the 

Blue Earth County Library

100 Main Street in Mankato, MN

Meet the DVBF

Young Writer Judges

Rachael Hanel

Author and associate professor of mass media in Mankato, Minnesota. 

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Melanie Cashin

Advisor at Carleton College and MFA degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato

Kirstin Cronn-Mills

Writes fiction and nonfiction for young adults.

Meet the DVBF

Young Artist Judges

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Ann Rosenquist Fee

Executive Director, Arts Center of St. Peter

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John David Paul 

Scene design professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Megan Theis

Graphic designer and teaches art classes for kids

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