The 2016 New Mexico PBS Kids Writers Contest is now closed.
Judging is ongoing and the winners will be listed here. Stay tuned!


Calling all kids
Kindergarten through Third Grade!

  • Enter your best illustrated story in the New Mexico PBS Writer’s Contest now for a chance to win cool prizes.
  • All kids who enter get a certificate from PBS Kids.
  • Four First Place winners get a professional video made of their story.
  • A total of 12 Winners will be chosen – 3 each from Kindergarten, First, Second and Third Grades.

Pick-up entry forms at any ABQ Public Library, participating Bernalillo, Cuba, Espanola, Los Alamos and Rio Rancho McDonalds or download your form here: CLICK HERE (pdf)
Entries must be postmarked by July 31st.

Judging will take place in August and the winners will be announced by 8/31.

You can check out last year’s award-winning entries and their videos here: 2015 PBS Kids Writers Contest. Good luck!





There will also be free public writing workshops as follows:


June 25: 10:30-11:30am
Featuring Author Neecy Twinem
ABQ Public Library, East Mountain Library

July 9: 10:30-11:30am
Featuring Mary Saunders
ABQ Public Library, Erna Fergusson Library

July 18: 2:00-3:30pm
Featuring Mary Saunders
Los Alamos Public Library