Deadline: November 6, 2023

About the competition

The Atlas Shrugged novel essay contest is open to all students globally. Atlas Shrugged is a heroic mystery novel written by Ayn Rand. Choose a prompt and write an 800-1,600 word essay.

Competition guideline

  • Essays are judged on whether the student is able to justify and argue for his or her view, not on whether the Institute agrees with the view the student expresses. 
  • Our graders look for writing that is clear, articulate, and logically organized. Essays should stay on topic, address all parts of the selected prompt, and interrelate the ideas and events in the novel. 
  • Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of Atlas Shrugged.
  • Check out the whole guideline and submit your essay entry here.
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