October Bradbury Writing Contest

About the Contest

In recognition of Ray Bradbury and the Halloween holiday, the Waukegan Public Library is asking you to show us your spooky writing skills! Just like Ray Bradbury, demonstrate your descriptive writing abilities and impress the judges. In order to qualify, please submit a short story (no longer than 5 pages, single-spaced, 12 pt font) on the following prompt:

Write a short story in the horror and/or science fiction genre that features a terrifying supernatural being or monster.

To be considered, please submit your short story (in either English OR Spanish) no later than October 24, 2020. Must be 14 years or older to participate.

The winning submission will be awarded a $50 Amazon gift card and will be formally recognized on the library website.