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Date:
June 15, 2021
Time:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Contact:
980-432-8670
Cost:
Free and open to the public.
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Adults: Tails & Tales Short Story Contest

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Do you enjoy writing short fiction? Do your stories include animals? Would you like to win an award certificate and a gift basket from Salisbury's Critters Gift Shop? If so, then the "Tails & Tales Short Story Contest" is for you! Writers ages 18 and older are eligible for this contest that runs from June 1 to July 16. Contenders are short stories that feature an animal as a prominent character or offer an animals perspective. Eligible entries must be original works of prose in English that do not exceed 5,000 words. Limit of one submission per author. Submissions must be in PDF format and emailed to info@rowancountync.gov by 5pm on Friday, July 16, and must include a cover page with the author's name and current contact information. Do not include the author's name on the actual story. Judges are not allowed to see the author's name. Submissions that do not follow the guidelines are automatically disqualified. The winner will be notified on August 2. Adults.

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