KidsWrite! is our annual playwriting festival for students, grades 6 to 12.

Submit to KidsWrite

May 25 – May 26, 2018


All students, grades 6-12

March 01, 2018

Submission Deadline

SUBMIT YOUR ONE-ACT PLAY in Standard Manuscript Format

Burning_Coal_Kidswrite_2017_MinavonFeilitzsch_129To encourage the young writers of North Carolina, Burning Coal each year holds a festival of new plays, written by students from 6th grade to 12th grade from Wake and surrounding counties in North Carolina. Created in 2004, Kidswrite will be accepting submissions of one-act plays from students and producing a number of them in May 2017 at the Murphey School. Please help us spread the word and help our next generation of writers!

Original one-act plays, less than 45 pages in standard manuscript format written by a student, grades 6 -12, are eligible.  Please send submissions along with a letter including your name, address, email address or phone number, grade and school.

Submissions must be received by March 1, 2018.  Writers will be notified by mid-April.


Past Productions & Events

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