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Writing Contest 2019

Friends are also once again offering Friends of the Whitefish Bay Library Writing Contest. This will be the 6th straight year for the contest, which includes submission categories for 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 14-February 11 and are limited to one entry per person per category. Cash prizes will be awarded in mid-March.


Please include a cover page on your entry with the following: Name, address, email, phone number, entry date, and category.

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

Then join us for a reception on Tuesday, March 19 at 6:30pm where winners of the writing contest will be on hand to read their winning pieces. 
 

Friends of the Whitefish Bay Public Library Writing Contest Winners from 2018

Short Story
1st Place- Steve Hugener
2nd Place- Jon Kolb
3rd Place- Susan Rozanski

Memoir
1st Place- Stephanie Beatty
2nd Place- Julia Gimbel
3rd Place- Margo Renner

Poetry
1st Place- Sally Hickey
2nd Place- John Phillips
3rd Place- Eileen Scharenbroch