Calling Creative Writing Students

The Newport Beach library Foundation is holding its Library Lit annual creative writing contest for high school students ages 14 to 18 years old currently attending high school, regardless of school district, who have a Newport Beach Library card.


Stories must be set in a library or feature a library-themed element and be up to 2,500 words in length. Manuscripts must be in MS Word and include a cover page listing the author’s name, address, phone number, email address, word count and manuscript title with numbered pages.


First prize will receive $250 cash and his or her work published in “The Bookmark”, the quarterly publication of the Library Foundation.


Entries are to be submitted by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept 1 via email to [email protected]. For more info visit www.nbplfoundation.org or call 949-548-2411.

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