Write a story about an object and you could win $200! As part of Center County Reads this year, the Center for American Literary Studies is sponsoring an "Artifact" writing contest.
Sandra Cisneros' Caramelo, a coming-of-age novel, features an inherited artifact-a rebozo, or shawl-that ties family generations together. Enter your best writing related to an "artifact" in one of the following categories:
Best Short Fiction
Best Short Nonfiction
Best Entry for a Writer under 18
$200 Grand Prize
Additional prizes for winners
in each category
Entries due April 1
Send your entry to
Include a cover letter with your name, address, contact information and a brief biography.
Winning entries to be displayed at Schlow.
Sponsored by the Center for
American Literary Studies