Friends of Anderson Park Sponsor Second Annual Short-Story Contest

Friends of Anderson Park is sponsoring its second annual short-story contest. Middle schoolers at all Montclair schools — public, private, or home-schooled — are eligible. Anderson Park must feature somehow in the story. Stories will be judged by professional authors. Winners will each receive $75 and be invited to a reading and reception at Watchung Booksellers in March.

CONTENT: Any genre, although language and subject matter should follow guidelines
that apply in school. Anderson Park must play a role in the story.

LENGTH: 500 to 2,500 words.

FORMAT: Typed, double-spaced, with numbered pages. The author’s name, phone number, email, grade, and school name should be on every page. Address questions to or Ann Evans at (201) 792-6892.

DEADLINE: Midnight on February 15, 2020. Submit via email to

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