Friends of Anderson Park to Hold Fourth Annual Short Story Contest

Anderson Park

Get ready to put pen to paper and craft a story about one of Montclair’s most inspiring parks.

Friends of Anderson Park will hold its fourth annual short-story contest. All Montclair students in grades 6, 7 and 8 are eligible to enter, including those in public and private schools, and ones who are home-schooled. Stories are shared at a reading at Watchung Booksellers, and winners each receive $100.

The contest is sponsored by Friends of Anderson Park and judged by a panel of professional authors who live in Montclair.

All fiction genres are welcome, but the story must incorporate Anderson Park in some way. Entry requirements, deadline and other information are at

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