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
Noreen KhatibNoreen Khatib
Noreen Khatib is an 8th grader at SOAR Prep Academy Junior HS in the Antelope Valley UHSD. Noreen's favorite subjects are science and English. In the future, Noreen aspires to be a successful obstetrician, and is up for any challenge in her way....Read more
Kaitlyn MuñozKaitlyn Muñoz
Kaitlyn Muñoz is a 9th grade student at Eastside HS in Lancaster. She is part of the school's Biomedical Sciences Program. She has dreams to become an engineer, and plans to attend CA Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo....Read more
Poetry Winners
Natalie VidarteNatalie Vidarte
Natalie Vidarte is a freshman at Village Academy HS in Pomona. Natalie is greatly interested in writing. She writes stories and poems and enjoys adventuring in her own imaginative world. In the future, Natalie hopes to achieve her goal of graduating from MIT and becoming an aerospace engineer....Read more
Nadia AguilarNadia Aguilar
Nadia is an 8th grader at Kranz Intermediate School. When she writes, she draws inspiration from life. One thing she really wants to do is wake up early and watch the world bask in a golden light just before sunrise. Her dream is to become a successful author....Read more