Riverside Dickens Festival Middle School Essay Contest 2015-2016

Riverside Dickens Festival Middle School Essay Contest 2015-2016

The festival this year is once again sponsoring an essay contest for middle school writers (grades 6-8). Prizes of $100, $50, and $25 are available for entries judged worthy of an award. The essay contest is intended to encourage literacy through reading Dickens’s A Christmas Carol with thought and relating his work to our current culture and events.

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Riverside Dickens Festival High School Essay Contest 2015-2016

Riverside Dickens Festival High School Essay Contest 2015-2016

The festival this year is once again sponsoring an essay contest for high school writers. Prizes of $100, $50, and $25 are available for entries judged worthy of an award. The essay contest is intended to encourage literacy through reading Dickens with thought and expression on the relevance of his works to a larger historical context for social issues. The high school essay is based on the reading of the novel Martin Chuzzlewit.

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