Think you’ve got what it takes to be a writer? Here’s your chance to show off your talent. The Haltom City Public Library is hosting its 2015 Writing Contest.
The two categories include short story and poetry. and the contest is open to 5th graders on up to adults. The deadline for entry submissions is Saturday, May 30th, 2015. Entries may be submitted online here or dropped off at the Haltom City Public Library during operating hours.
Theme: Write Back at Cha! (suggested theme, not mandatory)
Eligibility: All individuals, grades 5th – adult; Haltom City residency not required; no limit to number of submissions.
Categories: Short story & poetry
Divisions: 5th & 6th grades; 7th - 9th grades; 10th - 12th grades; Adult
Print, disk, flash drive, CD, fax (817-834-1446) or online
Length: Typed (do not hand write), double-spaced, 2,500 words maximum. Include on a separate cover letter your name, address, e-mail (if applicable), telephone number, category and grade or adult (do not include this personal information directly on entry). Clip cover letter to entry, do not staple.
Deadline: Saturday, May 30, 2015
Prizes: Gift certificate ($20.00) from Barnes & Noble for first place winners & publication of first place winning entries on library’s website. Names of all winners (1st – 3rd) will be posted on the Haltom City website. All entries will receive a certificate of participation. Winning entries will be retained at the Haltom City Public Library.
For more questions contact the Haltom City Public Library at 817-222-7786 or email Library Director Lesly M. Smith.