Teen Short Story Contest – April 16-19

Calling all creative writers between the ages of 11-18!

Participating Branch Libraries: East Springfield, Mason Square, Sixteen Acres and Library Express at Pine Point

Here’s your chance to share your storytelling talents and maybe win a prize! During the week of April 16-19 stop by participating Springfield branch libraries during open hours to pick up the list of writing prompts you will have to choose from. Write a short story of no more than 1,500 words using one or more of the prompts. Stories will be due to the branch reference desk by 5pm on Friday, April 19. Stories may be of any theme, but please keep content and language to a PG-13 level. Three stories will win a $5 gift card to Dunkin’ Donuts.

The full list of rules will be available at branches starting on April 1.

Send an email to shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org if you would like to be emailed the rules and prompts.