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Contests: History as Story

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Winning story

The Challenge

Write a story that speaks to a specific time, place, and event in our present historical "moment." While the story can have fictional characters, it should be based on real events.  The story should serve to create a memorable and meaningful experience of that moment for the reader.

Length: 2500-3500 words

Text should be creative, clear, using an engaging active voice, displaying powerful and purposeful syntax with a moving and vivid plot

Send submissions to : library@cairn.edu
Submit by: March 18

Prize: $150 Amazon gift card