Lighthouse Writers Workshop is presenting a writing contest for teens as part of the One Book, One Denver celebrations. Details below are from the Arts & Venues Denver website:
A story, real or imagined, of a difficult journey. The journey can be literal/geographical, such as hiking the Colorado Trail, or it can be more of a metaphorical journey, such as working hard to achieve a lifelong dream. Mark your submission as fiction, nonfiction or poetry. Entries should be no more than 750 words in length, typed in 12-point font and double-spaced. Each will be judged on the quality of the writing, originality and subject matter.
Local writers will chose the winners, one from each of three age groups: 12-13, 14-15 and 16 and up, and there are prizes for winners.
Entry Guidelines: Stories must be postmarked by Monday, October 15. We prefer that you send your entry via e-mail attachment (please attach it as a PDF or Word file) to firstname.lastname@example.org Or, send them via snail mail to: One Book, One Denver Teen Writing Contest c/o Lighthouse Writers Workshop 1515 Race St. Denver, CO 80206 Please include your name, age, grade in school, e-mail/address/phone number and school name with your entry.