This year's theme is "Self Improvement". Submissions will be accepted from January 4th - February 15th, 2019. Writers of all skill level are invited to submit. Submissions will be judged based on the age category of the writer, by a panel of writers from the Adult Writers' Group. Winners will be announced in early March, and published on the Library website. Winners will receive a gift card to the bookstore of their choice.
Guidelines for submission, Adult Category (ages 18+): Choose an epigraph from the following and write on the theme of "Self Improvement". Submissions may be poetry, flash fiction, or creative non-fiction. All entries should be limited to 500 words.
“There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” -Aldous Huxley“There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” -Leonard Cohen“Small projects need much more help than great.” - Dante Alighieri
Guidelines for submission, Youth Category (ages 5-17): Write a personal essay or flash fiction story about how you imagine your life will be in 50 years. All entries should be limited to 500 words.