2017 Poul Anderson Writing Contest launches in Orinda
Submitted by Julie Rossiter
The Friends of the Orinda Library announces the 2017's Poul Anderson Creative Writing Contest, open to all students who reside or attend high school in Orinda.
Entry Categories are Science Fiction/Fantasy, Essay/Memoir/Biography, Poetry and Short Story. Students may submit one entry in any of the four categories for a total of not more than three entries. Submission deadline is Friday, April 21st at noon.
Entries are evaluated by a panel of local judges who are involved professionally in reading, writing or publishing. Up to four winners will each be awarded $250 prizes at the close of this school year, underwritten by the Friends of the Orinda Library.
The contest is named in honor of the late Poul Anderson, a popular science-fiction writer and Orinda resident, who was a true friend to the community for 40 years.
Entries should be submitted to individual school representatives or at the Orinda Library. For additional information go to: www.friendsoftheorindalibrary.org or email Julie Rossiter at email@example.com.