Local Writer's Showcase

ESSAY, SHORT STORY & POETRY CONTESTS ANNOUNCED

The annual Essay and Short Story contest, in partnership with Bethesda Magazine, will honor local writers! Adult top prize winners will receive $500 and be published in Bethesda Magazine's July/August issue.  Young adult (ages 14-17) winners will receive $250 and also be published in Bethesda Magazine. Additional prize money will also be given to second, third and honorable mention places. More info.

The annual Poetry Contest will award $350 to the top poem that will also be published on The Writer's Center's "First Person Plural" blog. Up to three young poetes will also be selected and receive $75. Additional prize money will also be given to second, third and honorable mention places. More info.

All selected essay, short story and poetry winners will be honored April 19 - 20, 2018 during the Local Writer's Showcase.