The deadline for submitting stories to the Teen Short Story Writing Contest is Friday, March 15, so, you still have time to put on those finishing touches and submit to: email@example.com.
Only electronic submissions will be accepted.
Prizes are awarded for 1st ($250), 2nd($150), and 3rd($100) place in three categories: Grades 6-8, 9-10, and 11-12. "It's All Write!" is cosponsored by the Friends of the Ann Arbor District Library.
You will receive an email verifying that we have received your story, and then the process begins of screening the stories and having the final judges select the winners. This year the impressive line-up includes, Matt de la Pena, Lauren Oliver, Frances O'Roark Dowell, Steve Amick, Don Gallo, Lara Zielin, and Mac Barnett. All stories are judged anonymously and finalists will be notified by mail.
Winners will be announced at an Awards Program on Saturday, May 11 at the Downtown Multi-Purpose Room. Awarding winning author, A. S. King will be announcing the winners and discussing the craft of writing.