Publication Contest

Playwriting Contest: "Identity and Self-Discovery"


Please consider submitting your full-length play for high-schoolers. Two winners will be selected for an opportunity to have their submitted play published in the Gitelman & Good Publishers permanent catalog!

Theme: "Identity and Self-Discovery"

If you have a great full-length play for high schoolers that explores this theme, please read the submission guidelines below and send your submission to 

Artistic Guidelines. Please consider the following contest guidelines:

  • Explore the theme "Identity and Self-Discovery"
  • Are challenging, beautiful, and fun.
  • Are appropriate for high-school actors and audiences.
  • Are full-length (~60 minutes).

Author Information. Please provide a bio or resume that includes:

  • Name.
  • Email address.
  • Preferred gender pronouns (optional).
  • Artistic statement, endeavors, and/or goals.
  • Production history (optional).
  • Other relevant information (optional).

Writing Sample. Please provide the first ten pages or so of the script you’d like us to consider, as well as a short (~100 word) synopsis. Keep in mind the following guidelines:

  • The title pages do not count toward the ten-page limit.
  • The play formatting should be relatively standard.
  • The file type should be PDF.


p.s. If you have a great play that you'd like to submit that does not explore this theme, we'd still love to read it! Please visit this page for general submission guidelines.