Thank you for your submissions!  The judges are busy reading your wonderful writing plan to announce awards by March 15th!

Awards: Cash prizes to a maximum of $100. Non-cash prizes include certificates of special recognition.

Who: Students with dyslexia age 7-17 years at the time of application

What: Creative fiction – Minimum word count 17 words. Maximum word count 700 words. Creative fiction, including Fan fiction, Short stories, and Poems are welcome.  Students may also submit 1 chapter or excerpt from a larger work to keep within the  word limit.

When:Written work must be submitted Jan 21st.  Winners announced March 15.

Karina Eide Writing Award Winners 2016

Dyslexic Advantage Congratulates all Karina Eide Writing Award Winners 2015!


Karina Young Writers Award Winners 2015


Alexa, 11, Planning for Doomsday
Erin, 13, Fairy Tale – Zeref vs End
Michael, 11, Alex and the Elf Princess
Emily, 17, Jason the III
Quinn, 15, Living Forever in an Infinitely Small Moment


Oliver, 11, Done Things, But Haven’t Been Places
Claire, 10, I am a Bright Birch
Adam, 7, Games
Noah, 8, The Moon
Ethan, 14, Rubix
Laura, 16, Where I Come From
Kamryn, 16, Eating My Words
Nicole, 17, Run Away to Join the Circus


Jack, 13, Lost Boy
Caragan, 12, Tall Tale
Ethan, 12, Old Car
Cairo, 12, Argon’s Tales
Camden, 8, Fruit Family
Lauren, 10, Dyslexic Dogs
Lily, 9, Pickpocket Giraffes
Emmett, 14, Naked and Afraid
Lucy, 14, Resistance
Caroline, Luminescence