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1st Place  - $175
2nd Place - $100
3rd Place - $75
Honorable Mention - $50

*Prizes awarded to both Middle and High School winners

Become a Published Author!
Top stories will be published.

Meet a Celebrity Author!

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What event or situation has changed you? Why? Was the change positive or negative?

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  • Story must be 500-1000 words

  • Must be an original work

  • Must be a Nassau County resident in Middle or High school

  • Submissions must be in:

​- Times New Roman 12-point font

- Double-spaced

Must include: Name, Email Address, Grade, School, Teacher’s Name and Title on front page in Microsoft Word file format​

  • A head shot photo and the completed release form must be submitted with the application

  • Applications must meet all requirements to be considered

  • Submit anytime BEFORE March 1st at 5pm

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Short Story Contest

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*Applications open until March 1, 2024

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