The Booksie 2017 High School Essay Contest

The Booksie 2017 High School Essay Contest

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The Winners Are...

Congratulations to all of the winners! The winners and the finalists will be receiving their certificates shortly. In addition, we will begin the process of crafting an ebook to be distributed on Amazon and other etailers. Thanks for your participation! The judges enjoyed your essays.


Twenty Finalists Announced

The Finalists in the Booksie 2017 High School Essay Contest are (in no certain order):

Congratulations to everyone who entered! We'll be announcing the ten winners on Friday, May 19. 


Hello, high school students! We've created a writing contest just for you.

You spend hours planning, drafting, editing, and completing essays in school. Now you have the opportunity to take those great creations and enter them into our 2016 high school essay contest.

The essays can be on any topic but they must have been written as part of a school assignment. We're looking for the most interesting, creative, engaging, and well-written essays.

Entry into the contest is free. 

Twenty finalists will be chosen and from this group ten winners picked.


  • The twenty finalists will receive a Final Round Certificate.
  • The ten winners will receive a Winner Certificate.
  • The ten winners will have their essays included in an ebook anthology published on Amazon by Booksie Press. The ebook will be entitled The Best High School Essays of 2017.
  • The winning essays will also be featured on the Booksie site.


  • The essay must have been written as part of a school assignment.
  • The essay can be any length and about any subject.
  • The finalists and winners will have to validate they are high school students by having their high school teachers email Booksie confirmation that the essay was part of a school assignment in the 2016-2017 school year.

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Cost: Free Entry

Start: January 18, 2017

Deadline: April 21, 2017

Prize: Publication in an eBook distributed on Amazon.

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