Bechtel Prize

2019 BECHTEL PRIZE

2019 BECHTEL PRIZE

The submission deadline for the 2019 Bechtel Prize has passed. The 2019 winner will be selected by Gabriel Brownstein and announced in early 2019.

Teachers & Writers Collaborative (T&W) awards the annual Bechtel Prize to the author of a submission that explores creative writing, the imagination, and/or imaginative writing and arts education. The submission selected to receive the Bechtel Prize will appear on Teachers & Writers Magazine and the author will receive a $1,000 honorarium. Honoraria totaling $500 are shared by the authors of entries selected as finalists for the prize, which may also be published on Teachers & Writers Magazine.

The Bechtel Prize was named for Louise Seaman Bechtel, the first person to head a juvenile book department at an American publishing house. Teachers & Writers Collaborative thanks The Cerimon Fund for its support of the Bechtel Prize.

 

 

Previous Winners

All the award-winning essays are collected here.