Writing Contest

2020 One Book One Town Writing Contest

Submissions Due: Friday, February 21, 5:00 pm
Writer’s Reception and Reading:
Thursday, March 12
6:30 pm
Memorial Room, Main Library

Adult and teen writers are invited to create a work of writing in any genre, from poetry to prose, fiction to non-fiction, for the One Book One Town (OBOT) Writing Contest.

Share an unpublished work of 750 words or less on the following theme: The impact an animal has had on your life Entries will be separated into three judging categories: middle grade (grades 6-8), high school, and adult. All entries must be submitted as an attachment in PDF format to obot@fplct.org. Please make sure your entry contains only the title of the work, not the author’s name. Also, please include a separate cover sheet with the author’s name, contact information, age category, word count and title of the piece. Winners will be notified by March 5 and will be invited to a special reception with One Book One Town author Christopher McDougall on March 9. Winners will also be invited to read their works at the Library.