The Guidelines for the 2016-2017 Letters About Literature program are now available:

Download the Massachusetts LAL Guidelines.

Please read all of the Guidelines before you submit your letters as some details have changed, including the mailing address for submissions.

Entries must be postmarked by the following dates to be eligible:

Level 3 (Grades 9 – 12) December 2, 2016

Level 2 (Grades 7 – 8) January 9, 2017

Level 1 (Grades 4 – 6) January 9, 2017

You may review last year’s letters in the “Current Awards” page through January 9th.  If you have other questions, please email us at the program address:


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