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TRUMBULL LIBRARY

2019 LITERARY COMPETITION

 

ORIGINAL CREATIVE WRITING

for

POETRY, FICTION & NON-FICTION

 

All writers are invited to submit unpublished, original manuscripts in the categories of Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction.  This competition does not accept research projects, plays, or any submission with images. 

 

Each category of creative writing will be grouped as follows:

 

ADULT

GRADES 9-12

GRADES 6-8

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.  The decisions of the judges will be final.

 

For each category, cash prizes are awarded for First and Second place and a Certificate of Achievement is awarded for Honorable Mention.  Prizes will be presented at the Award Ceremony, May 19, 2019 at 2 PM in the Community Room of the Trumbull Library, 33 Quality Street. 

 

Winning entries will be published in PenWorks.  Copies of PenWorks are available for purchase at the Award Ceremony.
 

Click here for Competition Rules

Click here for Online Application Form


 

 

 

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