Hudson-to-Housatonic Region

The 2018 Hudson-to-Housatonic Scholastic Awards have been announced, and the results are in!

The 2018 Scholastic Writing Awards accepted submissions from September 15, through December 15, 2017. Guidelines, deadlines, and coverage area for the Hudson-to-Housatonic Region are available now. Submissions to the 2019 Awards will be accepted beginning in September, 2018.

The 2018 Hudson-to-Housatonic Region Scholastic Awards

  • 2,009 writing works submitted
  • 420 Honorable Mentions awarded to promising works
  • 272 Silver Keys awarded to distinguished works
  • 168 Gold Keys awarded to the most accomplished works
  • 5 American Voice Nominees selected as the strongest regional works

Gold Keys are automatically forwarded for consideration at the national level of the Scholastic Writing Awards.

View Results from Previous Years

Regional Ceremony

Sunday, March 4th, 2018
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY

To recognize their outstanding work, this year's Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention recipients are invited, along with their guests, teachers, and our esteemed jurors, to the 2018 Awards Ceremony for the Hudson-to-Housatonic Writing Region of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards! This year's keynote speaker will be author Sarah Darer Littman.

RSVP now for seating and further details!

Contact Info

Phone: (914) 401-4159

Program Partners

Since 2013, The Crosswicks Foundation has generously provided the annual Madeleine L'Engle Scholarship for $1000, presented each year to the H2H Region's top Senior Portfolio. Mrs. L'Engle's literary legacy of more than 60 published works included the Newbery Medal winning A Wrinkle in Time.

For 2018, The Village Bookstore of Pleasantville, NY once again presents six prizes for middle school writers! These $100 prizes aim to empower and embolden 7th and 8th grade writers who demonstrate exemplary skill and promise in their writing abilities, and to encourage their interest in and love for the craft.

Through its MFA in Creative Writing program, Manhattanville College partners with Writopia Lab to help adjudicate the H2H Regional Awards and to help host the annual Awards Ceremony at Manhattanville's O'Byrne Chapel.

The Writing Graduate Program at Sarah Lawrence College partners with Writopia Lab to help adjudicate the H2H Regional Awards.

Support the Hudson-to-Housatonic Region

Please support our work in getting the word out, organizing the submissions, coordinating the judging, and running the ceremony.

  • $1000 — Truman Capote Sponsor
  • $500 — Sylvia Plath Sponsor
  • $250 — Joyce Carol Oates Sponsor
  • $100 — Friend of The Awards
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