the prizeThe Allen Prize for Young Writers The Prize has three elements:
  1. The opportunity to participate in an intensive writing workshop
  2. Publication in media including but not limited to the Allen Prize web site.
  3. A cash award:
    • Junior category: $1,500
    • Senior category: $2,500
    • Senior category genre winners: $1,000 (Awarded to each of the writers of the best work in fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry and drama)
The prize will be awarded on the basis of originality, expression and form. The judges' decision is final.
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