The Hemingway Essay Writing Competition
The Hemingway Essay Writing Competition, an annual literary celebration, is a tribute to the iconic American author Ernest Hemingway, known for his succinct and powerful prose. This prestigious contest beckons aspiring young writers from around the globe, aged 7-18 years, inviting them to showcase their talent in crafting compelling, tightly woven narratives. As the competition unfolds each year, we seek for that unique voice that can speak volumes through the economy of words. The winning essay not only earns accolades but also serves as a beacon for those who believe in the power of words to convey the deepest of human emotions and experiences. Participants in the Essay Writing competition can choose to compete in the Creative Writing Segment, the Argumentative Writing Writing Segment, or both. Essay prompts will be released on 11 March 2024.
22 Mar 2024 - 22 Mar 2024
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
(GMT +8) Singapore
Junior & Senior (elementary, middle, high school)
No region restriction
Previous editions of this event have been participated by various institutions, including:
Weaving words into literary masterpieces
Since its inception, the Hemingway Essay Writing Competition has emerged as a luminous beacon in the literary world, celebrating the enduring legacy of Ernest Hemingway by inspiring the next generation of writers. Year after year, it has provided a platform for young, aspiring writers, aged 7 to 18, to explore and express their literary talents, echoing the concise yet profound style of Hemingway. Winners of the competition are celebrated not just for their skillful use of language, but for their ability to capture the complexities of the human experience, much like Hemingway did in his time. Their achievements serve as a beacon, inspiring and encouraging others to follow in their footsteps, and to believe in the power and impact of their words.