Newburyport Adult & Community Education

Contests

The Theme:
Autumn Inspired
Stories/Essays/Poems

Introducing the New Writing Contest beginning September 7, 2020.

  • Your 500 (max) story, poem, or essay can be inspired by the coming of autumn.

It is essential to include:

  1. A title other than Autumn Inspiration…
    1. something that will distinguish your take on the season
  2. The form: poem, essay, or short story/fiction
  3. Format required:
    1. E-mail ONLY. Entries will be shredded after contest.
    2. Send 2 copies (1 anonymous, 1 signed with contact information)
  4. Entry Submission Must Be Received by E-mail: Email Vicki Hendrickson
  5. Enjoy and Good Luck!

Due November 20, 2020. Entry fee: $25.00*

  • First Prize: $100 each for Short Story, Essay and Poetry (+story online)

  • Second Prize: $50 each for Short Story, Essay and Poetry (+story online)

  • Third Prize: $25 each for Short Story, Essay and Poetry (+story online)

Judge: TBA

Deadline: November 20, 2020

Form: Short Story, Essay or Poetry

Length: Limit 500 words, double spaced with title

*Includes $5.00 processing fee.