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Teen Short Story Contest

Calling all teen writers! (grades 7 - 12) The first ever NVCL Teen Short Story Contest is open for your submissions.

Your short story should explore the theme, The Future, using one of the following prompts:

  • environment
  • technology
  • diversity
  • survival
  • school
  • communication
  • social media
  • war
  • morals

Your original short story (1,000 words or less) should be typed and submitted as an attachment (Word/PDF/Pages/Google Doc) by email to NVCLTeenStoryContest2020@gmail.com by January 5, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Shortlisted and winning submissions will be celebrated at our Short Story Contest Awards Ceremony on February 8, 2020, and will be featured in a book in our Library’s collection.

Prizes (TBA) to be awarded:

  • Overall grand prize
  • Grades 7 - 9: 1st place and honourable mention
  • Grades 10 - 12: 1st place and honourable mention

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