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Library Annual Creative Writing Contest

JBPHH Library's Annual Creative Writing Contest
supported by the Hickam Library Friends

 

Divisions: Short Story & Poetry

ENTRY FORMS (PDF Downloads)
SHORT STORY
POETRY

Schedule:
March 1-30: submissions accepted
March 31-April 6: triple-blind judging
April 9: winners announced on the JBPHH Library Facebook group

Age Categories:
Children: ages 8-10
Tweens: ages 11-13
Teens: ages 14-17
Adults: ages 18+

Guidelines:
-Participants may submit one short story and one poem no more than 12 pages in length. Entries must be original, unpublished works.
-Short stories and poems must be typed and double-spaced on an 8 ½” x 11” document, font size 12. 
-Entries must be PDF or Word documents. (No Apple Pages, please!)
-Only title and page numbers (not entrant’s name) may appear on manuscripts and poems.
-Entrants must be registered patrons of the JBPHH Library.

How to Submit Your Entry:
-Email your story and/or poem and the completed entry form to hickamlibrary@gmail.com. (No in-person submissions, please!) Entry forms may be submitted as a photograph or you may scan the entry form and submit a PDF.
-Parents or guardians of entrants under 18 are requested to submit their children’s completed entries and forms.
-Entry forms are available at the library, or they can be downloaded above in PDF format or below as JPG.

Judging:
Entries are judged based on content, originality, language usage, and quality of expression. Each submission will be reviewed by three judges. Time permitting, winners will be notified by phone prior to public announcement.

Prizes:
Gift cards will be awarded in all divisions and age categories.
1st place: $30
2nd place: $20
3rd place: $10

 

 

 

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