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Writing Contest

6th Annual Writing Contest, 2018 Details

January 15-February 12
Friends of Whitefish Bay Library are holding a writing contest. Submission categories include short story (1,000 words or less), memoirs (1,000 words or less), and poetry (200 words or less). The contest is open to anyone 16 and up. Submissions will be accepted from January 15-February 12 and are limited to one entry per person per category. Cash prizes will be awarded at the awards reception on Wednesday, April 4 at 6:30pm for first place winners. Please include a cover page on your entry with the following: Name, address, email, phone number, entry date, word count, and category.

PS: Winners will be posted on the Whitefish Bay Public Library website.

Drop off entries in person at the Adult Services Desk or mail them to:
Friends of the Whitefish Bay Library Writing Contest
5420 N Marlborough Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53217
 

Friends of the Whitefish Bay Public Library Writing Contest Winners from 2017

Short Story 
1st Place-Joan Wessel
2nd Place- Steve Hugener
3rd Place- Jessica Dean

Memoir
1st Place- Mel Miskimen
2nd Place- David Keck
3rd Place- Carolyn Kott Washburne

Poetry
1st Place - John Kessler 
2nd Place- Thomas Erickson 
3rd Place- Sally Hickey

Congratulations to the winners!