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Literary Competition

TRUMBULL ARTS FESTIVAL

LITERARY COMPETITION

POETRY, FICTION &

NON-FICTION

original creative writing

 

All writers are invited to submit entries to the Poetry, Fiction, and Non-Fiction Competitions.  The following groups in each category are:

 

ADULT

HIGH SCHOOL  (Grades 9-12)

MIDDLE SCHOOL  (Grades 6-8)

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Grades 3-5)

 

There is no residency requirement.

 

Entries will be judged anonymously by a distinguished group of authors, educators and editors. Decisions will be based on originality and quality of expression, and decisions of the judges will be final.

 

Cash prizes are awarded for first & second place and a certificate for honorable mention in each group at a special ceremony to be held during the Trumbull Arts Festival Sunday, September 16, 2018, 10am at the Community Room of the Trumbull Library, 33 Quality Street.

 

Winning entries will be published in PenWorks and will be available for purchase the day of the Arts Festival. The editor of PenWorks reserves the right to edit for publication.

 

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