Writing Contest

Snug Books, LLC aims to foment reading, writing, and learning. The Snug Books Annual writing contest aims to encourage and showcase emerging writers in our community.

CONTEST RULES: The contest will be divided into two groups, children and adults. The Snug Books Writing contest prize will be awarded for the best work of unpublished

fiction short story 250 words minimum-2,000 words max. The competition is free to enter and open to any Maryland resident. People under 18+ need parent/guardian approval as part of their application. The application will open for online submissions on May 1st, 2023, at snugbooks.com. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Only one entry per person. If you do not have access to the internet, you can stop by the Snug Books store to pick up a contest Application.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6pm EST, Monday, July 10th, 2023. Our panel of judges will review submissions in July. We will notify all contestants of our selections on or before July 22, 2023.

WRITING PROMPT: A stroll down Harford Road

FORMAT: Fictional Short Story

PRIZES: 1st through 3rd Place prizes will be awarded for both the adult and child categories as listed below.