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Short Story Contest

Write On Pointe Short Story Contest 2020

Our popular Short Story Contest returns this winter as part of our Write On Pointe programming. Enter your short story for a chance to read your work among other local writers at our Awards Ceremony! Rules and entry form follow.

Contest Rules:

· Writers must be age 18 or older

· One entry per person

· In order for the entries to remain anonymous, the writer’s name should appear only on the Entry From attached to the story.

· Please print story title and page number in the header of each page of the entry.

· Maximum word count: 5,000 words

· Submissions must be in English

· Please turn in entries single-sided, double-spaced and in 12 point font size.

· Writers can submit in print, by mail, or in person; or electronically, either as a PDF or Word file attachment sent via email.

· All entries must include the Entry Form.

Entries due by 9:00 p.m. Friday, February 14th.

Awards Ceremony: Wednesday, April 1, 6:30 p.m., Central Branch


Deliver copies to:

Annie Spence

Grosse Pointe Public Library

10 Kercheval Avenue

Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

Or via email at:

aspence@grossepointelibrary.org (include Short Story Contest in the subject line)

Click here to upload your short story

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