We’re excited to announce our Anger Is a Gift contest, where you can enter for a chance to win $5,000 toward your education, have your essay published in Teen Ink, and receive a signed copy of Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro!
Six years after the murder of his father by an Oakland police officer left Moss Jefferies beset by grief and near-crippling panic attacks, Moss and his fellow classmates find themselves increasingly treated like criminals in their own school. Despite their youth, the students decide to organize and push back against the administration.
When tensions hit a fever pitch and tragedy strikes, Moss must face a difficult choice: give in to fear and hate or realize that anger can actually be a gift.
Your essay writing prompt: Write a short essay (between 300 and 500 words) about how anger has been a gift in your life
Deadline: April 30, 2018
Visit Angerisagiftessaycontest.com for essay guidelines and more information.
Attention Teen Ink readers! For those of you who saw announcement of this contest in the February issue, please note that the contest url was incorrectly listed as angerisagiftcontest.com. The correct url is: angerisagiftessaycontest.com.