This year’s theme is Containment.
Wordstock’s 8th annual literary festival is coming this November, and once again we want to give young voices a chance to be heard and celebrated. The Youthwords contest accepts submissions of short stories and poetry. There will be cash prizes for the winners and runners-up in both the short story and poetry categories. The winners will also be published in The Sudbury Star.
First Place Short Story – $150
Runner Up Short Story – $75
First Place Poem – $150
Runner Up Poem – $75
Short stories can be a maximum of 1000 words.
Poems can be a maximum of 20 lines, and each submission can include 2 poems.
Submissions can be sent to email@example.com until October 24, 2021.
Submissions must include a separate cover page with:
- the title of your entry
- your name, address, phone number, and email address
- your date of birth
- your grade
DO NOT include your name on the other pages of your submission.
There is no entry fee.