Aspiring Writer?

admin    January 26, 2011

If so, you must enter our Creative Writing Contest!  Fame and fortune await you…


  • Short Story (fiction)
  • Poetry

Limit to two entries in each category per person.

Short Story Length:   High School and Adult: 3-5 pages, typewritten, double-spaced, font size 12.

Poetry Length:  A minimum of 8 lines for all age groups.

Cover Page:  Must include name, address, and telephone number and if student: age, grade, and teacher’s name  AND school attended.

  1. Also, designate whether your entry is for the Short Story or the Poetry category.
  2. DO NOT write your name on Poetry or Short Story pages. Only on the cover page.
  3. Only original materials may be entered.
  4. All materials may be used by the library for educational/informational purposes.

Prizes: Will be awarded (with certificate) to winners in all categories as follows:

  • $50 First Place
  • $30 Second Place
  • $20 Third Place

Deadline: Friday, March 11, 2011

Drop off at any desk, or Mail to:

Friends of the Warren-Newport Public Library
224 N. O’Plaine Road
Gurnee, IL 60031

Good luck, be creative, and have FUN with it!