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The Huntsville Literary Association is pleased to announce the winners in all categories of this year's Young Writers Contest. The contest winners are listed in Young Writers Winners. This listing shows winners in all categories, including the Dorothy Diemer Hendry award winners previously announced.

We are no longer accepting advanced orders for the Young Writers Senior Division Anthology, Expressions 2014: Student Voices from North Alabama. However, these may now be ordered from Amazon.

Young Writers Contest

Dorothy Diemer Hendry Award for Literary Achievement

The Dorothy Diemer Hendry Award for Literary Achievement, one component of the Huntsville Literary Association’s Young Writers Contest, is an award for senior high school students in the short story and poetry categories.

Detailed information and contest rules are described in the DDH Rules.

Additional program information is available at the Ardent Writer Press website.


This program is made possible with grants from the Huntsville Arts and Cultural Grant Program, the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment of the Arts.


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