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Creative Writing Club

Poetry Contest - Close Date October 25

Short Story Contest - Close Date February 25

Open Form Contest - Close Date April 25



Contest General Information:
The Poetry, Short Story, and Open Form contests are open to anyone who loves to arrange words into poetry or stories that are worth telling to everyone. Write a short story or poem for a chance to win prizes. All works must be original.

Poetry Contest
Write a poem, thirty lines or fewer on any subject, style, or form.

Short Story Contest
Write a short story, five pages maximum length, on any subject or theme, creative writing fiction.

Open Form Contest
Write a poem, thirty lines or fewer, a short story, non-fiction, essay composition, diary, journal, screenwriting, or graphic novel. All stories, except the screenwriting and graphic novel must be 5 pages or fewer. Screenwriting and graphic novels are limited to twenty pages or fewer. All entries must be typed.

Submission Deadlines
Poetry Contest Contest Close Date October 25, by 11:59p.m.
Short Story Contest Contest Close Date February 25, by 11:59p.m.
Open Form Contest Contest Close Date April 25, by 11:59p.m.

To Send Entries
Include a title with your work, along with your name, address, phone #, e-mail, brief biographical info (tell us a little about yourself), on the coversheet. Contact information must be enclosed on all valid entries. 

All submissions must be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 11:59 p.m. on the close date for each contest. Submissions received after these dates will not be accepted.

All contest winners will be announced and prizes awarded two weeks after the close of each contest.