Andrea Diaz is presented with her award Edward Tran reads his poemstudents and teachers at the banquet  


It's My Write logo in yellow and black with a fist holding a pencilIt’s My Write is a poetry and essay writing competition for students in grades 6-12.

Students write to a theme and have the opportunity to win prizes and be featured at the annual Literacy Lifts Conference. Contest guidelines and submission forms are available August 30, with entries due by December 19th. Winners are selected in both categories for grades 6-8 and 9-12.

Essay Winners
Hermione FelixHermione Felix
Hermione is a 7th grader at Sandburg Middle School in the Glendora Unified School District.  She loves to read, write, and draw.  She’s an active swimmer and has a passion for singing and volunteering.  Her dream one day is to go to college and be a veterinarian...Read more
Allen SerranoAllen Serrano
Allen is a 12th grader who attends Cerritos High School. His interests include hanging out with friends, getting boba, reading, writing poetry, reciting spoken word, helping in church and ministry, and spending time with his dogs...Read more
Poetry Winners
Andrea Diaz 2019Andrea Diaz 2019
Andrea is a 6th grader at Allison Elementary in Pomona Unified School District. She enjoys drawing, reading and (of course) writing poetry, which she has been doing since she was eight years old. She finds that poetry is a great way to express oneself...Read more
Edward Tran 2019Edward Tran 2019
A senior at Gabrielino High School, Edward enjoys playing his violin, and playing volleyball. At school, he prides himself in making an impact as President of Health Occupation Students of America, President of Key Club, or training Red Cross members in CPR as Vice President...Read more