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There's still time to take part in KDL's Write Michigan Short Story Contest

Submit stories by November 30
Posted at 10:20 AM, Nov 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-16 10:21:02-05

There's still time to enter Kent District Library's Write Michigan Short Story Contest, where people of all ages are encouraged to share their creative stories for a chance to win prizes.

Writers of all ages are invited to enter, with separate categories for youth, teens, adults, and Spanish language (12 and younger). Winning entries will be published and receive cash prizes.

Stories can be no more than 3,000 words, and a $10 entry fee must be submitted for entrants ages 18 and older while it's free for kids 17 and under.

Stories can be submitted online at through Tuesday, November 30 at noon.

The winner in each category will get a $500 cash prize and the Judges’ Choice runner-up in each category will receive a $250 cash prize. In addition, judges will award one writer a slot in Johnathan Rand's 2022 Author Quest writing camp for kids ages 10-13.

Winners will be honored during an awards ceremony in March and their story will be published in an anthology by Chapbook Press.

For more information on Write Michigan, visit