Bestselling Author Homer Hickam presented awards to area students for the Short Story/Poetry competition this weekend at the Rocket City Lit Fest.
We're accepting submissions to the Alabama Student Writing Competition through 9/1!
Submissions for the Student Poetry/Short Story Contest are open through 9/1!
Alabama students in grades 7 - 12 are eligible to enter.
1. Anthology: The top 3 short stories and 3 poems from each age division (18 total) submitted will be collected into an anthology celebrating the creativity of Alabama students and published in a hard cover edition.
2. Trophies: From the 18 included in the anthology, the top 2 works chosen from Poetry and Short Story (4 total) will be awarded 1st and 2nd place trophies. These trophies and certificates for all those included in the anthology will be awarded in a ceremony on Saturday, October 10th at the event by a special guest.
In addition to the trophies, 50% of the proceeds from the sale of the anthology will go to the schools attended by the top two winners.
Enter via the form after carefully reviewing the rules found on this page.
Did you know that ticket packages are discounted through September 11th? Right now you can still get $8 single day entry and $16 weekend passes before prices go up to $12/10 day passes and $20 weekend passes. Discounts apply to family packs and VIP packages, too!
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